Did 'Mahanati' star Keerthy Suresh bag Mani Ratnam's epic drama Ponniyin Selvan?

The super and talented actress Keerthy Suresh to play a pivotal role in ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's next Ponniyin Selvan. It is an upcoming multi-starrer epic drama.

Did 'Mahanati' star Keerthy Suresh bag Mani Ratnam's epic drama Ponniyin Selvan?
Keerthy Suresh to play a pivotal role in Mani Ratnam's epic drama 'Ponniyin Selvan'!

Keerthy Suresh is on a high! After a huge success of Mahanati, the actress is on a cloud nine as she is receiving offers from everywhere. The lucky lady has recently bagged a Bollywood movie and for the first time, she is all set to romance Ajay Devgn in her debut movie! 

If the grapevine sources have to be believed, the actress has bagged yet another biggie helmed by none other than ace director Mani Ratnam. Yes, you have read it right! Keerthy will be seen playing the bold and beautiful Chola kingdom princess ‘Kundhavai’ in Mani Ratnam’s next epic drama ‘Ponniyin Selvan’.

Meanwhile, we also hear that actors Karthi, ‘Jayam’ Ravi, Vikram, Mohan Babu, Amitabh Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai have been finalized to play pivotal roles in the movie. The movie will be either produced under Lyca Productions or Reliance Entertainment and it will be jointly produced under Mani Ratnam's home banner Madras Talkies respectively. 

Sources say that either Lyca Productions or Reliance Entertainment will be bankrolling the film along with Mani Ratnam’s own production house Madras Talkies. Currently, the team is busy with the pre-production works and evaluating the final budget of the film.

If everything goes according to the planning, Ponniyin Selvan to give a huge break for Keerthy to evolve globally. Who will Keerthy Suresh pair up within the movie? Is it Karthi, Vikram or Jayam Ravi? Leave us your answers in the comment section below...

The principal shooting of the film is slated to begin by end of this year. If all goes well, the principal shoot of the film will begin by the end of this year. Stay locked for more updates on Mani Ratnam's next Ponniyin Selvan.