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Ponniyin Selvan: Actor Rahman wraps up his portions for Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus

The most-anticipated period drama also features some popular actors of Mollywood

Megha Mukundan
Sep 05, 2021
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Rahman with Mani Ratnam

As the shooting of Mani Ratnam’s most anticipated project Ponniyin Selvan is progressing in North India, actor Rahman announced his completion of shoot for the movie. The actor took to his social media to share the news and his experiences of working for the movie.  

The actor posted a photo of himself with Mani Ratnam and captioned, ‘Well that’s it folks! Today is the wrap of my part in the epic @ponniyin_selvan the movie’. The actor also hinted that he is heading to a new project, in the later part of the caption.

Rahman with Ravi Varman

In another post, Rahman also expressed his wishes and gratitude to Ravi Varman, the cinematographer of the movie. Sharing another set of pictures, the actor expressed his happiness in working with him, and also wrote about cinematography as a craft which has infinite possibilities. “Had a peek of a few clips, it is another level up, must say, even if it’s in raw format”, he concluded. 

Actors Babu Antony and Rahman had shared their joy of joining the shoot during last month, by sharing a picture of them together from the sets. The actors also expressed their excitement of meeting each other after a long time, post their 2004 Malayalam movie Black.  

Ponniyin Selvan has already been the talk of the town due to its stellar cast. The movie features popular actors from Indian cinema like Jayaram, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Trisha, Karthi, Prabhu, Jayam Ravi and Sobhita Dhulipala.

The crew is expected to complete the shoot soon and audiences are eagerly waiting for further updates. The first part, which is based on the epic novel Kalki, will be reportedly released in theatres by the end of 2021.

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