Nayanthara to act in Mani Ratnam’s next?

Rumours are abuzz that Mani Ratnam has approached Nayanthara to be part of his dream project Ponniyin Selvan.

Reports say that Mani Ratnam has already roped in the likes of Aishwarya Rajesh. Karthi, Jayam Ravi and Vikram for the movie. Sources say that an official announcement on Ponniyin Selvan will be out in a few weeks.

They say that Nayanthara has been approached to play the adventurous bold boat woman Poonguzhali, who later becomes Chola Queen in the novel. Music is by A R Rahman.

Meanwhile Mani Ratanm is busy bankrolling a movie that features Vikram Prabhu and Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead.

NT Bureau