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Ravichandran Ashwin's lockdown connect with Maniratnam's next!

Thursday, June 18, 2020 • Tamil Comments

It's a known fact that director Maniratnam is next directing the mega historical Ponniyin Selvan, a multistarrer featuring Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Rai, Aishwarya Lekshmi and many others. This movie is based on the classic novel of the same by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. Now, in a way, Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has got connected to Ponniyin Selvan.

Ashwin has reportedly started reading Ponniyin Selvan when lockdown began, and is about to finish it now. Ashwin has tweeted "When the lockdown began, I started to read Ponniyin Selvan, I am almost done with it now and feel like I will miss these characters once the book comes to end. Those who love reading novels, please don’t miss out on this one, it’s available in english too. #mindblowing".

The ace spinner further tweeted "Note: there are so many characters in this story, so don’t try nd dwell deep into them as you start the book. Take it through and read, the characters will grow on you. The names will feel unique nd different, but they will make you feel like you should name your kids after them."

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