With just a few days left until the release of the movie trailer, director Mani Ratnam’s long-awaited tome Ponniyin Selvan’s unit released on Sunday Jayachitra the cast of Sobhita Dhulipala, Vikram Prabhu, Lal, Prabhu, Prakash Raj and Rahman in the film. Sobhita will make her Tollywood debut in the film, in which she will play Vanathi. The makers shared their views, writing: “Fast, polite, and more than one could imagine! We present Sobhita Dhulipala as Vanathi!”
Prakash Raj as Sundara Chozhar, Rahman as Madurantakan and Jayachitra as Sembiyan Maadevi in this epic adaptation of writer Kalki’s classic Ponniyin Selvan. Lyca Productions, who produced the film with Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies, tweeted: “Every rose has thorns. The emperor, the queen and the son all want it! Meet Prakash Raj who plays Sundara Chozhar, who plays Sembiyan Maadevi. Jayachitra and the actor Rahman who played Madhurantakan!”
Vikram Prabhu will play the role of Parthibendran Pallavan. Prabhu will play Periya Velaar and Lal will play Malayaman. “Brave. Ferocious. Loyal. Friend in need, protector indeed. Meet @iamvikramprabhu as Parthibendran Pallavan, Prabhu as Periya Velaar and @LalDirector as Malayaman!” read the caption.
The first part of the film, which opens on September 30, is a wonderful story that revolves around the early life of Prince Arumorj Varman, later known as the great Raja Raja Drozhan.
Described by Mani Ratnam as his dream project, the film features a cast of top stars including actors Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Parthiban, Lal, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prabhu and Prakash Raj. The film will go down as one of the most expensive projects the country has ever seen.