We asked ChatGPT to cast director Mani Ratnam's epic Ponniyin Selvan with Bollywood actors and the results are impressive.
Last Updated: 07.06 AM, May 02, 2023
Filmmaker Mani Ratnam's passion project, the film adaptation of Ponniyin Selvan, has been a work in progress for over three decades. Ratnam's unwavering commitment to the story has resulted in a film that stays true to the epic novel, without worrying about commercial considerations. And his conviction paid off. Ponniyin Selvan 1 becoming one of the highest-grossing films in history of Tamil cinema, while Ponniyin Selvan 2 is on its way to create new box office records.
Ratnam has assembled an impressive star cast for the film, including some of the biggest names in Tamil cinema. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was cast as Nandhini, the menacing and vengeful femme fatale who seeks to destroy the Chola empire. While she seemed like an obvious choice to us mere mortals, Artificial Intelligence had some surprising suggestions.
We asked ChatGPT to recast the film with Hindi actors, and the results were impressive. The chatbot provided convincing choices for each character. So much so that it makes us want to Ratman to remake Ponniyin Selvan films with this actors right now!
Ayushmann Khurrana as Arulmozhi Varman.
Ranveer Singh as Vandiyathevan
Kangana Ranaut as Nandini
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Hrithik Roshan as Aditya Karikalan
Amitabh Bachchan as Sundara Chola
Alia Bhatt as Kundavai
Sanjay Dutt as Pazhuvettaraiyar
Manoj Bajpayee as Azhwarkadiyan Nambi
Taapsee Pannu as Poonguzhali
Shraddha Kapoor as Vaanathi