Oneindia had earlier reported that Mahesh Babu was being considered
by Mani Ratnam for his historical film. Now, it is confirmed that
the actor has agreed to be part of the film.
Mahesh Babu met Mani Ratnam on Sunday at his residence in
Chennai and discussed about the script. The overwhelmed actor after
meeting the director Tweeted, “My dream is comin true finally..I
will be working in a Mani Ratham film.1of d happiest days of my
According to sources, actors Vijay or Vikram will be playing the
main lead in the film. It was recently reported that the former has
signed to play the role of Vandiyathevan, a prince from the Bana
dynasty. But the makers of the film are yet to make it
The movie is the screen-adaptation of the Tamil historical novel
'Ponniyin Selvan', which was written by Kalki Krishnamurthy.
Ilaiyaraaja will be scoring the music and it will be produced by