Rumours are rife that actor Vijay has been roped in for Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan. It is said that the actor would play the role of Vandiyathevan, a prince from the Bana dynasty.
According to reports, Vijay will portray the historical character from the Tamil historical novel 'Ponniyin Selvan' written by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Earlier, it was reported that actors Vikram and Mahesh Babu are playing the lead roles in the film. But the movie bosses are yet to confirm the news.
However, Ilaiyaraaja is scoring the music for the film. The movie is produced by Sun Pictures. Other details about the film are still under wraps.