As a fan, you may be happy to see Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan together in a movie. In the near future, there is a possibility of it. According to reports, Aishwarya and Amitabh may sign a movie for Mani Ratnam. It is expected to be a period movie that is based upon the novel titled Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Reports have suggested, “It’s a big-budget historical drama, which is being planned on the lines of the Baahubali franchise. It’s likely to be a bilingual project and star several other big names from the South Indian film industry. Mani approached his muse Aishwarya for the female lead and she signed on the dotted line”
Official announcement about the movie may be made at the time of Pongal Festival which falls on 14th January. It is believed that director Mani Ratnam wants to get Amitabh Bachchan onboard for this movie also. Guru director Mani Ratam has already narrated the story to Paa actor Amitabh Bachchan. However, latter has not confirmed on anything yet.
Through this period drama, tale of Arulmozhivarman will be told who has been crowned in 11th and 12th Century as Rajaraja Chola. Big ensemble cast is expected to be seen in this movie. It has been said, “The book has five volumes, but the makers are planning toconceptualize it as three installments on screen and Mani has narrated the script to Amitji. He is taking his time to decide whether he would like to do it. A confirmation from his end is yet to come but he has liked the idea.”