Ponniyin Selvan is a classic historical novel by Kalki - which was long overdue to be adapted into the silver screen.

While many directors dreamt of adapting this novel into a movie for almost 60 years, Mani Ratnam has finally commenced the necessary works and revealed the list of casts who will be a part of the historical-high budgeted movie.

Many Kollywood's leading actors are signed in to be a part of the movie and among them are Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, and Vikram Prabhu.

However, Mani Ratnam recently revealed that Jayam Ravi will be playing the lead role 'Arulmozhi Varman' who will later become the unstoppable Raja Raja Cholan I.

Besides the leading actors, the movie will also feature Jayaram, Prabhu, Rahman, Sarathkumar, Kishore, Ashwin Kakkamanu, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha and Aishwarya Lekshmi in vital roles.

Source: IndiaGlitz