Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan first look posters out. Part 1 to release on September 30

Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi and Trisha, among others.

Touted to be one of the most ambitious projects of Mani Ratnam, Ponniyin Selvan will finally hit the cinemas on September 30.

Trisha as Kundavai look magnificent

The first look posters of the film featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Nandini

Vikram as Aditya Karikalan

Ponniyin Selvan is based on the Tamil novel of the same name written by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. It narrates the story of Arulmozhi Varman and the Chola dynasty.

Amid political turmoil, the film will show how the Chola dynasty emerged as the most powerful empire.

The music of the Ponniyin Selvan has been composed by AR Rahman, while the screenplay has been written by Mani Ratnam, Elango Kumaravel and B Jeyamohan.

The period drama is jointly produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies.