Bollywood Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is currently shooting for her upcoming film ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. Directed by Mani Ratnam, after wrapping up the shooting of the film in Puducherry in the last few weeks, the team of the film has reached Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh for their next schedule a few days back.
Where Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has shot a song with more than 400 junior artists. A source reveals, “Aishwarya was here for just two days of shooting. The rest of the cast and crew have been in Orchha, Gwalior and Maheshwar since last week. Mani Ratnam wanted to shoot a song on a bigger level, for which he spent 400 It is a big dance number.
Earlier it was reported that Aishwarya will shoot this song in Hyderabad. But, it has now been shot at Maheshwar Ghat in Madhya Pradesh. Choreographed by National Award winning choreographer Vrinda Gopal. The team has shot the song sequences at Maheshwar Ghat. The film is being made on a huge budget of Rs 500 crore. It has more than 50 lead characters.
It has been extensively shot in Thailand. And there is also a set which is built on the outskirts of Hyderabad. More than 1500 junior artists are involved in different schedules. 90 per cent of the film is completed. The film will be released in two parts. But both the parts are being shot simultaneously.”
It is a historical film based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s novel Ponniyin Selvan. This novel came in the year 1955. The film features many prominent celebs from Bollywood and Tollywood, including names like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Prakash Raj, Trisha, Karthi, Jairam Ravi, Shobhita and Dhulipala.