Aishwarya Rai is all set to make her comeback to the big screen with a Tamil film directed by Mani Ratnam, Ponniyin Selvan. The movie is a huge budget movie with a grand starcast.
Ponniyin Selvan Storyline
Before jumping to the grand starcast of the movie, it is necessary to note the story too. Ponniyin Selvan is an adaptation of the 1955 legendary book by Kalki Krishnamurthy going by the same name depicting the story of the early days of Arulmozhivarman. The story is of the great emperor of the Chola dynasty, Rajaraja Chola I.
Ponniyin Selvan Starcast and Characters from Book
Ponniyin Selvan has one of the best star casts that one can imagine. After Bahubali, it can be assumed that Ponniyin has the biggest star cast. For the fourth time, Aishwarya will be collaborating with Mani Ratnam in Ponniyin Selvan after Guru, Raavanan and Iruvar. The big starcast of the movie include,
|Real Name||Character Name|
|Aishwarya Rai Bachchan||Nandhini and Mandakini Devi|
|Sara Arjun||Younger Nandhini|
|Jayam Ravi||Arulmozhi Varman aka Ponniyin Selvan|
|Vikram Prabhu||Senthan Amuthan|
|R. Sarathkumar||Periya Pazhuvettarayar|
|R. Parthiban||Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar|
|Prakash Raj||Sundhara Chozhar|
|Arjun Chidambaram||Varanguna Pandiyan|
|Nizhalgal Ravi||Kadambur Sambuvaraiyar|
|Riyaz Khan||Soman Sambhavan|
|Lal||Thirukovilur Mannan Malayaman|
|Mohan Raman||Kudanthai Jothidar|
Although it’s not a big controversy, recently, the pictures of Aishwarya from the set of Ponniyin Selvan were leaked online. Aishwarya is supposed to be playing a double role in the movie, Nandini, the protagonist and her blind mother, Mandakini Devi. The makers have however decided to take strict action against all the handles that have shared the picture of Aishwarya from the sets of Ponniyin Selvan.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Release Date
The movie is all set to be released on September 30, 2022 in theaters in 5 different languages including, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. The music is composed by AR Rahman and the first trailer came out on September 6, 2022 which starts with Kamal Haasan’s voice over.
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