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Ponniyin Selvan I: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Chiyaan Vikram, fees charged by the film’s cast will leave you stunned

Mani Ratnam’s upcoming magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: I is one of the most-awaited films of this year. The movie that is reportedly made on a budget of 500 crores is all set to release on September 30. The period drama features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Chiyaan Vikram and others in pivotal roles.

Ponniyin Selvan traces the rise of the Chola dynasty. The story is set in the tumultuous period before Ponniyin Selvan (son of River Kaveri), later known as Rajaraja Chola. He had gone on to be one of the greatest emperors in Indian History.

The Mani Ratnam directorial is jointly produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies. PS- 1 will release in multiple languages, including Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.  Ahead of its release here is a look at the Ponniyin Selvan cast fees.

Here is all you need to know about Ponniyin Selvan cast fees:

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will play a double role in the film. She will be playing both Nandini and  Queen Mandakini Devi. Reportedly, the actress has charged Rs. 10 crores for her roles.

Chiyaan Vikram

 

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Superstar Chiyaan Vikram is one of the highest-paid actors and will play the role of Karikalan in the film. He has reportedly charged Rs. 12 crores for the same.

Jayam Ravi

 

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Actor Jayam Ravi will play the role of Arulmozhivarman in Ponniyin Selvan in the Mani Ratnam directorial. He has reportedly charged Rs 8 crore for this film.

Karthi

 

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Actor Karthi will be seen as Vallavarayan Vandiyadevan in this film. The actor has reportedly been paid Rs 5 crore.

Trisha Krishnan


Popular South Indian actress Trisha Krishnan will be seen playing the role of Kundavai’s princess. She has apparently charged Rs. 2.5 crores for the historical drama.

Aishwarya Lekshmi

 

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Actress Aishwarya Lekshmi will play the role of Punguzhali in the film and reportedly has charged Rs 1.5 crore for her role.

Sobhita Dhulipala

 

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Made in Heaven series actress will be seen in a pivotal role in the Mani Ratnam directorial and has charged Rs. 1 crore for it.

Prakash Raj

The actor will be seen playing the role of Sundar Chola in this film. He has reportedly charged a fee of Rs 1 crore for the film.

Also Read: Ponniyin Selvan Part 1: Makers drop an intriguing motion poster of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer