Ponniyin Selvan: Aishwarya Rai Bachan shares the first poster of Mani Ratnam's directorial

Aishwarya shared the film poster on her Instagram and revealed the release of the first installment in 2022.

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Image source: Aishwarya Rai Bachan Instagram

Aishwarya Rai is ready to make a comeback with Mani Ratnam's upcoming magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan. The actress did a film Fanney Khan in 2018. Aishwarya shared the film poster on her Instagram and revealed the release of the first installment in 2022. There are two installments of the film. "The Golden Era comes to Life Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan PS1." she wrote.

Reportedly, the major part of the shoot has been completed in Thailand and Hyderabad. The remaining part of the shoot has resumed in Puducherry. Aishwarya Rai has worked with Mani Ratnam on many projects such as Guru, Raavan, and Iruvar. 

The actor did a lot of research for the character of the film.  It is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy Tamil's historical fiction novel. The story is about one of the most powerful kings in south Arulmozhivarman, who went to become the great Chola emperor Rajaraja Chola 1. The film is produced by Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions jointly.