Jayaram reveals his role in 'Ponniyin Selvan', says 40 percent shoot is complete

Azhlvarkadiyan Nambi
Mani Ratnam's dream project 'Ponniyin Selvan' has an ensemble cast consisting of actors like Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayaram, Trisha, Vikram Prabhu, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Aishwarya Lekshmi in prominent roles.

This Mani Ratnam's directorial is currently under production. This mega budget movie is co-produced by Subaskaran Allirajah's Lyca Productions and Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies.

Jayaram, who is part of the cast, has a huge fan following in Malayalam and Tamil. On a recent interview with a popular media, Jayaram revealed his role on this periodic drama. He disclosed that he will be playing the role of 'Azhlvarkadiyan Nambi' in 'Ponniyin Selvan', who has a bald-pate with just a lock of hair in the front..

Originally, Ponniyin Selvan was slated to hit the marquee by the end of 2020, however, due to lockdown imposed owing to coronavirus, the movie, is reportedly shifted to next year.

Ponniyin Selvan speculated to be Mani Ratnam's dream project is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's novel of the same name. The Mani Ratnam directorial is reported to be a two-part film, whose screenplay is adapted by theatre actor Elango Kumaravel and the director himself. Ponniyin Selvan's shooting began in 2019, and till now, the team has finished two shooting schedules.


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