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Happy Birthday Mani Ratnam, here is why fans are trending #PonniyinSelvan

Indian cinema’s one of the legendary filmmakers Mani Ratnam has turned 65 today. While he is in Chennai with his family, his fans on social media are flooded with photo and video wishing the Alaipayuthey director.

His fans and followers trended hashtags #HBDManiRatnam and #PonniyinSelvan on Twitter. Ponniyin Selvan is Mani Ratnam’s upcoming film which is based on a novel of the same name.

The filmmakers who have given us iconic films like Bombay, Dil Se, Nayagan, Roja and Mouna Ragam is country’s most celebrated filmmaker.

Have a look at some of the tweets:


Meanwhile, on the work front, Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan are producing a Netflix anthology Navarasa. The project is based on the Indian concept of Navarasas. Notably, the proceeds from Navarasa will help over 10,000 workers in the Tamil film industry. Suriya, Siddharth, Parvathy, Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi and Aditi Balan are some of the actors who are a part of an anthology.

Apart from this, the filmmaker is also looking forward to Ponniyin Selvan, which will be made in two parts. While two schedules have already completed in Thailand and Hyderabad. Ponniyin Selvan features Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Sarathkumar and several others.

Well, we wish this legendary filmmaker a very happy birthday!


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