Veteran filmmaker Mani Ratnam is ready to take fans back to the 10th century in his next adventure Ponniyin Selvan 1 will shed light on the escapades on the former monarchs of the Chola dynasty. The upcoming historical drama is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel of the same name and will feature the power struggles of the Chola Empire.
The multi-star has an ensemble cast including Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha Krishnan and Aishwarya Rai who will take on pivotal roles. After sharing the first character look posters of all the main actors, the creators finally unveiled a new character poster of Jayaram Ravi as the titular character, Ponniyin Selvan, which got fans excited.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Designers reveal Jayaram Ravi’s look as Raja Raja Chola
Friday, the creators of Ponniyin Selvan Part 1 treated fans to a new character poster of Jayaram Ravi from the period drama film. The poster featured Ravi as the mighty King Grand Raja Raja Chola aka Ponniyin Selvan, who is a “visionary prince” and “the architect of the golden age”. Additionally, in the poster, the actor can be seen dressed in royal attire as he sports a rugged beard with bruises and blood all over his face.
Sharing Jayaram Ravi’s poster, the makers also shared an important update on the film in which they revealed that the trailer for Ponnyyin Selvan will be released today at 6 p.m. The caption read, “Hail to the Visionary Prince, the Architect of the Golden Age, the great Raja Raja Chola…presenting Ponniyin Selvan! #PS1 TEASER TODAY AT 6PM.”
Take a look at Jayam Ravi’s look here:
For the uninitiated, Ponnyyin Selvan The creators previously dropped intriguing posters of Chiyaan Vikram as Chola Crown Prince Aditya Karikalan, Karthi as Vanthiyathevan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Queen Nandini, and Trisha as Princess Kundavai.
More about Ponniyin Selvan 1
Ponniyein Selvan is jointly funded by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies. It is directed by the famous director Mani Ratnam. The film will be released in two parts. The first part is set to hit the big screens on September 30, 2022.
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