Not Aishwarya Rai, but this actress was the makers' first choice for Nandini in Ponniyin Selvan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Superstar Chayan Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's film Ponniyin Selvan 2 is releasing in theatres today. Meanwhile, an interesting thing has come to the fore regarding the film. Actually, Aishwarya was not the first choice for this film. The makers had approached another actress for the role of Nandini.

Apr 28, 2023 - 10:46
Not Aishwarya Rai, but this actress was the makers' first choice for Nandini in Ponniyin Selvan

South's famous director Mani Ratnam's much-awaited film 'Ponniyin Selvan 2' (Ponniyin Selvan 2) has been released in theatres today. Tamil superstar Chiyaan Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Trisha Krishnan and Jayaram Ravi starrer films had been buzzing on social media for a long time now. Obviously, the first part of the film was a huge hit. After which the fans were waiting for the next part. Today ps2 movie is released. Meanwhile, interesting information regarding the film has come to the fore.

Please tell that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is playing the lead role in 'Ponniyin Selvan 2'. She is in the role of Nandini in the film and the story of the film revolves around the deceit of Nandini. But do you know that earlier Aishwarya was not the first choice for this film? The film's director Mani Ratnam had preferred someone else for the role of Nandini.

According to media reports, before Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the makers had approached Tollywood star Anushka Shetty for the role of Nandini. It is obvious that Anushka had left a mark on everyone's hearts by playing the role of Devasena in the film Bahubali. After which the makers were also very impressed with him. That's why she was first approached for the role of Nandini. But Anushka Shetty rejected this offer.

Actually, Anushka Shetty had turned down the offer of Ponniyin Selvan only because of Metoo's allegations against a main crew member of this film. Vairamuthu, the writer of the film's songs, was accused of Meetu by many female artists in the South Industry. Due to this, actress Meetu was not comfortable working with the accused. And according to some reports, the actress had asked for a hefty amount for the film. Because of this the makers could not make him a part of this film.

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