The makers of Ponniyin Selvan have been releasing the character look posters of the supporting actors on a daily basis and more set of characters have now been released. This time, the characters played by Vikram Prabhu, Prabhu, and Lal have been unveiled by the team and here are the details about it. Vikram Prabhu would be essaying the character of Parthibendra Pallavan, a trusted friend of Aditya Karikalan (Vikram). Prabhu would be seen playing Periya Velaar Boothi Vikramakesari, the Commander in Chief of the Southern Troops during Sundara Chola's reign.

Lal would be seen playing Malayaman, the father-in-law of Sundara Chola (Prakash Raj) and the grandfather of Aditya Karikalan, Kundhavai (Trisha), and Arun Mozhi Varman (Jayam Ravi). Interestingly, all these three characters are the friends and protectors of the Royal family. Ponniyin Selvan features Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles and among them, Karthi would be playing the character of Vanthiya Thevan. Aishwarya Rai will be playing Nandini, the key antagonist. Ponniyin Selvan is directed by ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam and this magnum opus is one of his most ambitious projects that has got huge expectations among the movie buffs.

Ponniyin Selvan has been made as a two part film and the first part is set to release on September 30 on a grand note in 5 languages - Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada. Details regarding the release plans of the second part are yet to be known. Meanwhile, the fans are excitedly geared up for the grand audio and trailer launch event of Ponniyin Selvan which is set to happen on September 6 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai. Superstar Rajinikanth and Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan would be coming together for the audio launch event and it is surely going to be an exciting event to witness.