Anushka, the hottest heroine in south cinema circuit has signed up Mani Ratnam’s period drama Ponniyin Selvan.
Sources close to the actor has confirmed the news, though there no official statement.
The signing of Anushka for Ponniyin Selvan has made it a red hot project.
The film also has an awesome male cast of Vijay, Mahesh Babu and Arya.
The film’s technical crew is likely to be Santosh Sivan for camera, Sabu Cyril as art director and above all AR Rahman as music director.
The shoot of Ponniyin Selvan will start in October 2011, once Mani Ratnam completes all pre-production work of the film.