The wait is finally over. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will once again create magic on the big screens as the first part of her upcoming film ‘Ponniyin Selvan‘ is all set to release in Summer 2022. The actress took to her Instagram handle on Sunday (September 19) and made the announcement.
Aishwarya had shared the film’s poster, revealing that the cast and crew have complete the shoot of the upcoming project. The poster consisted the image of a sword with a lion emblem and a jewel on it. “Filming complete. PS-1. Summer 2022,” it read. The actress share the post with a a bunch of emojis.
Fans took to the comment section to express their excitement. “Can’t wait…to see,” wrote one user while another commented, “Congrats Aishwarya and good luck can’t wait to see you more again.” A third user wrote, “Nandini devi Waiting for watch big screen,” while a forth one commented, “Queen coming.”
For the unversed, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aishwarya Lekshmi resumed shooting for the film in Pondicherry nearly four months after the shooting was halted due to COVID.
Based on the Tamil literary novel of the same name, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is directed by Mani Ratnam. The film will follow the novel and chronicle important aspects of the Chola dynasty.
The director and Aishwarya share a special relationship with each other. Aishwarya started her film career with Mani Ratnam’s ‘Iruvar’. Later, they worked together in films like ‘Guru’ and ‘Raavan’.
Their new project ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ also stars Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, and Prakash Raj among others.