Ace director Maniratnam had last made a stunning comeback with the multistarrer Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and is gearing up for directing his most ambitious dream project, the magnum opus ponniyin selvan, the celluloid version of the novel written by kalki Krishnamurthy.
This movie starts shooting by next month and is said to feature a huge cast that is said to include actors like jayam ravi, Chiyaan Vikram, karthi, Keerthy suresh, aishwarya Rai, prabhu, and now another interesting addition to the cast is Ashwin.
Actor Ashwin who was part of Thala Ajith's Mankatha and vijay Sethupathi's Idharkuthaane Aasaipattai Balakumara tweeted "Looking forward to enjoying the process & the journey. I was part of background sound fx for the college students in #Aaythaezhuthu and so it's extra special to play a role in #PonniyinSelvan #longroads". Now, another special actress has been confirmed as a part of the project. Yes, trisha has been confirmed in the movie and she will start shooting for the movie after completing shooting for her new malayalam movie under jeethu joseph direction where she pairs with mohanlal for the first time in her career.