South superstar Vikram will be seen playing the role of Chola Crown Prince in the forthcoming Ponniyin Selvan Part-1, helmed by Mani Ratnam, the first look poster for his royal avatar is out.
Vikram will be seen playing the role of Aditya Karikalan in the film. The official handle of Madras Talkies dropped the first look poster on social media, the caption read, “Madras Talkies - Welcome the Chola Crown Prince! The Fierce Warrior. The Wild Tiger. Aditya Karikalan! #PS1 @lyca_productions #ManiRatnam @the_real_chiyaan @jayamravi_official @karthi_offl @aishwaryaraibachchan_arb @trishakrishnan @aishu__ @sobhitad #Prabhu @r_sarath_kumar @actorjayaram_official @joinprakashraj #Jayachitra @rahman_actor @iamvikramprabhu @ashwinkakumanu @lal_director @radhakrishnan_parthiban @riyazkhan09 @mohanraman0304 @primevideoin @arjunchidambaram @babuantonyactorofficial @arrahman @r_varman_ #ThotaTharrani @sreekar.prasad #Jeyamohan @siva_ananth @brinda_gopal @ekalakhani #VikramGaikwad @kishandasjewellery @ny_vfxwaala @redchillies.color @vidhyasubramanian_art #Kumaravel @gopiprasannaa @johnsoncinepro”
The film is based on the classic Tamil novel Ponniyin Selvan by eminent writer Kalki. The brilliant story, that revolves around the early life of prince Arulmozhi Varman, who on went on to be known as the great Raja Chozhan, is one of a kind.
The film stars Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Parthiban, Lal, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prabhu and Prakash Raj among others.
The film, the first part of which is set to hit screens on September 30 this year, will release in five languages - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi.