Ace director Mani Ratnam is currently busy in the process of mounting his dream project, Ponniyin Selvan which has got huge expectations among the fans and film buffs. The film features a stellar star cast that includes the likes of Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Vikram Prabhu, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Ashwin Kakumanu, Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Prakash Raj, Rahman, Aadukalam Kishore, Jayaram, Mohan Raman, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, and others. One more actor has now confirmed being a part of Ponniyin Selvan's star cast and it looks like the film is going to be a visual treat for the fans.

Popular Malayalam actor Babu Antony will be seen playing an interesting character in Ponniyin Selvan and he took to his official Facebook page to share the good news with his fans and followers. "I am glad to let you all know that I shall be joining the cast of Manirathnam Sir's dream project "Ponniyin Selvan", To play a key role 😍 💪 🙏 🙏". In Tamil, Babu Antony has earlier acted in movies like Aadhi Bhagavan, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, Rowthiram, Kanchana, Kaakka Muttai, Kaaviya Thalaivan, Adanga Maru, etc.

Babu Antony is one of the prominent actors in Malayalam cinema who has acted with almost all the top heroes. Babu Antony was last seen in an important role in Nivin Pauly's Mikhael, directed by Haneef Adeni.

Talking about Ponniyin Selvan, the film has music composed by A.R.Rahman and cinematography handled by Ravi Varma. Sreekar Prasad will be editing the film. Jeya Mohan, Elango Kumaravel, and Mani Ratnam have worked on the film's screenplay and dialogues. Ponniyin Selvan will be a two-part film and the first part will be releasing in theatres in 2022. Details regarding the release plans of the second part are yet to be known and further details are awaited. For now, check out actor Babu Antony's latest Facebook post confirming his presence in Ponniyin Selvan here: