Mani Ratnam's previous directorial venture, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam was a big success at the box office that had an exciting star cast. He is expected to direct the film version of the historical epic novel, Ponniyin Selvan as his next film and the pre-production works are on full throttle. Names like Vikram, Karthi, and Jayam Ravi are said to be part of this biggie and an official word will be made in the coming months.

On the other hand, the ace director will also be bankrolling an interesting project under his Madras Talkies banner for one of his former associates, Dhana. Apart from producing it, Mani Ratnam has also co-written the story of the film. Our close sources now reveal the star cast of the film and it is indeed exciting. Here we present you the list.

Vikram Prabhu - Lead Actor

2. Madonna Sebastian - Lead Actress

3. Aishwarya Rajesh - Lead Actress

4. Sarathkumar - Supporting Actor

5. Radikaa Sarathkumar - Supporting Actress

6. Govind Vasantha - Music Director

7. Mani Ratnam - Writer and Producer

8. Madras Talkies - Production Banner

9. Dhana - Director 

G.V.Prakash was also initially said to be a part of this exciting project, but it now looks like there has been a change. Titled as Vaanam Kottatum, this film has music scored by Govind Vasantha of 96 fame. The film's shooting is said to take off from July 2019 and is expected to be an exciting project on cards.