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.