Legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam is celebrating his birthday today (June 2) and wishes have been pouring in for him from all quarters. The fans are showing their love through common DPs, tribute videos, specially designed pictures, and more. Meanwhile, a new Twitter profile in the name of Mani Ratnam has been garnering attention since this morning and people were confused if it was his original profile. However, it turns out that the profile is fake. Mani Ratnam's wife, Suhasini took to her official Twitter space to confirm that Mani Ratnam is not available on any social media platform. She also added that the person claiming to be Mani Ratnam on Twitter, is an impersonator.

The sad fact is that the profile has already attracted over 13000 followers and it is good that Suhasini made the clarification as soon as she was aware of it. Suhasini's tweet read, "There is a person claiming to be @ Dir_ ManiRatnam has tweeted that director ManiRatnam is starting his Twitter account today. It is false. He’s an impersonator. Pls be aware and spread the word around. Thank you".

The ace filmmaker is currently busy in executing his dream project, Ponniyin Selvan, which has got huge expectations among the fans. Ponniyin Selvan, being a historical epic film, is being made as a two-part movie. The movie features an ensemble star cast that includes the likes of Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ashwin Kakumanu, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Sobhita Dhulipala, Jayaram, Nizhalgal Ravi, Mohan Raman, Rahman, Arjun Chidambaram, and others.

Produced by Lyca Productions, in association with Madras Talkies, Ponniyin Selvan has music scored by A.R.Rahman and cinematography handled by Ravi Varman. Around 70 percent of the film's shooting is completed and the rest of the portions will be wrapped up when the Covid 19 situation comes under control. Ponniyin Selvan is based on the novel of the same name, penned by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. For now, check out Suhasini's clarification regarding the fake Twitter profile in the name of Mani Ratnam here: