Since the past few days, makers have been revealing the character introduction posters of the cast members and fans cannot be more excited to witness the film. The creators of Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan today revealed a fresh poster of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to unveil her character, after the character images for Chiyaan Vikram and Karthi.
Taking on the part of the vengeful queen Nandini, the actress will be seen in a royal look in the movie. She has appealing eyes, long tresses, and a magnificent appearance in a saree.
Taking on their social media handles the makers revealed the poster along with a note that read, "Vengeance has a beautiful face! Meet Nandini, the Queen of Pazhuvoor! #PS1 releasing in theatres on 30th September in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada."
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will make a comeback with Ponniyin Selvan after her last movie was last seen over four years ago. Aishwarya discussed Ponniyin Selvan in an interview with Film Companion, referring to it as Mani Ratnam's "dream project." The actress quoted,
“When he came and he shared and he said, ‘You know this is something I wanted to make right at the beginning. I’m like I’m so privileged and so blessed that he asked me to be a part of his dream. I think just to begin at that in itself is so fulfilling."
On September 30, the first instalment of the magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan, PS-1, which stars Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sarath Kumar, Vikram Prabhu, Sobhita Dhulipala, Jayaram, Prabhu, Parthiban, and Prakash Raj, will be released globally.
The 1995 book of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy served as the inspiration for the upcoming historical drama. In terms of the storyline, the film tells the story of one of the most powerful rulers in the South. The film's background music was composed by Academy Award winner AR Rahman and is produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies.