Post the humongous success of Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Mani Ratnam is currently chasing his dream of making the ambitious project Ponniyin Selvan which is based on a book with the same title. Mani Ratnam has begun pre-production works of the film and has started looking for actors in the film. In a recent interview, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan revealed that she has been approached to play a part in the film and has agreed to do it. Aishwarya will reunite with Mani Ratnam after almost a decade after having last worked in Ravan. And the latest we hear is that Mani has signed on another star actress. According to latest reports, Anushka Shetty has been brought on board this big project. This development is yet to be officially confirmed by the makers of the film and an official confirmation is waited for.
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