The team had been shooting in Pondicherry and recently moved on to Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh for the next schedule. Karthi has also revealed that shooting schedule up north is expected to be wrapped up soon and the team will move down south. Vandhiyathevan is a trusted aide and friend of Adithya Karikalan. Jayam Ravi, who will portray Raja Raja Chola I Arulmo?i Varman, had completed shooting for his portions and announced the same on his social media.
Responding to Jayam Ravi’s post, Karthi wrote, “Prince @actor_jayamravi, you cannot bid goodbye so soon! You have a lot to do for the Chola Dynasty. In six days, we will finish work in the North and head back to the South – Vandhiyathevan.”
இளவரசே @actor_jayamravi நீங்கள் அதற்குள் விடைபெற்றுக்கொள்ள முடியாது! நீங்கள் சோழ நாட்டிற்கு செய்ய வேண்டிய பணிகள் நி… https://t.co/p9dmi7jeBY
— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) 1629905556000
The historical drama which had a huge star cast is based on the novel written by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. The film features a talented star cast which includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Karthi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prabhu, Ashwin Kakumama and several others.
Chiyaan Vikram will reportedly essay Aditya Karikalan, Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai as Nandini and Tollywood actor Mohan Babu will reportedly step into the shoes of Periya Pazhuvettarayar.
Produced by Madras Talkies in association with Lyca Productions, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ music is composed by AR Rahman, while the cinematography is handled by Ravivarman. The dialogues are written by Jayamohan, with Thotta Tharani and Wasiq Khan as the production designers. Brinda is the choreographer.