Trisha is the latest addition to Manni Ponniyin Selvan

Trisha has been cornered to play one of the leading roles in Mani Ratnam ’S Ponniyin Selvan . There was a buzz some time ago that she would be part of the magnum opus. Now, a source close to the unit reveals that Trisha is very much part of the film. “Yes, she has been signed on for Mani sir’s project. It will be her second outing with Mani sir after Ayitha Ezhuthu. ”

While there is also a murmur that Amitabh Bachchan could be in the movie, the source adds that this is not true. “Bachchan sir is not part of the project. The team is finalizing the cast and team and the official announcement will be made soon.

Mani Ratnam and the crew were recently spotted in Thailand for a recce. The film is likely to go on floors early next year.