Ponniyin Selvan is an upcoming film of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan about which the actress posted on her social media handle. The actress tweeted a poster for the film and informed that the historical drama's shooting schedule has been completed by the Ponniyin Selvan crew. The film's release date is also mentioned on the poster: summer 2022. Prakash Raj, Trisha Krishnan, Jayaram, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Karthi, and Aishwarya Lekshmi are among the cast members.
The film is directed by Mani Ratnam where AR Rahman composed the soundtrack for the film. "PS1 coming soon!" he posted with a photo of Ponniyin Selvan on Instagram. The film is based on the popular historical novel Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy.
An image of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan from the sets of Ponniyin Selvan, which is produced by Lyca Productions, went viral on social media last month. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is wearing a crimson saree and heavy gold jewelry in the viral shot. Take a look at this:
In July, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan shared the first Ponniyin Selvan poster. The actress, who starred alongside Mani Ratnam in the Tamil films Iruvar (1997), Guru (2007), and Raavan (2010), uploaded the image with the caption: "The golden age is resurrected. Ponniyin Selvan PS1 is a film directed by Mani Ratnam."
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan most recently appeared in the 2018 musical Fanney Khan, opposite Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.