Here is some official news from the Mani Ratnam camp. Tollywood star Mahesh Babu has now been signed up by Mani Ratnam for one of his upcoming movies after the former met Mani Ratnam at his residence in Chennai. Earlier the Kollytalk team had disclosed that the hero will be playing an interesting role that of Uththama Chozhan in the movie with the 3V team of Vijay,Vikram and Vishal playing pivotal roles.
Mahesh Babu confirmed the reports himself saying, “Now for some big news. I met the legendary Mani Ratnam sir this Sunday (Feb 27) and I am really happy to share the news that Mani sir and I will be working for a new movie very soon. This day will go down as one of the most memorable days in my life and it’s such a dream come true to work with sir.” Mahesh sounded really kicked about his new project, as he had just recovered from viral fever a few days back.
Now rumors are afloat that the particular project will be based on a social drama theme as surprisingly it is just Mahesh Babu who has hopped in, and confirmations from Vijay,Vikram,and Vishal are yet to be made for Ponniyin Selvam.Veteran composers AR Rahman and Ilayaraja are yet to announce thier participation for the 200 crore mammoth project.
Is this signup for Ponniyin Selvam or not is still to be decided.
Hang on Kollytalkers as we bring you the latest updates on this one.