There has been speculation doing rounds that director Mani Ratnam might direct a quick film before resuming his most ambitious historical drama Ponniyin Selvan. For the last couple of days, there is another rumour that been getting the attention that he would be directing a sequel to Roja next which will would feature Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. Roja happens to be a cult classic starring Arvind Swami and Madho in the lead roles which released was released 28 years ago. The film had a very good theatre run and was accepted by audiences widely. But does Roja require a sequel? Maybe not, even that’s what Mani Ratnam feels too.  
Mani Ratnam to make Roja 2 before Ponniyin Selvan? Mani Ratnam to make Roja 2 before Ponniyin Selvan?Mani Ratnam to make Roja 2 before Ponniyin Selvan?
Our sources close to Mani Ratnam team have denied the on-going rumours about Roja 2. Apparently, the ace director has no plans to make a sequel to Roja. During a recent webinar, Mani Ratnam had revealed that he has been working on a couple of scripts during the lockdown and might start working on them after finishing Ponniyin Selvan.