Filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who tested positive for Covid-19, was taken to a private hospital in Chennai. His wife Suhasini told the media that the Padma Shri awardee is doing well now. An English daily shared the news that Mani Ratnam, a six-time Nationwide award winner, tested positive for the virus.
Earlier it was told through sources, “He has been admitted to the hospital to isolate himself as his parents are above 90”. Attended the teaser launch of the very powerful film Ponniyin Selvan Half 1.
The director’s wife and people close to her have not shared anything on the occasion. Many actors and actresses of the film industry are praying for his speedy recovery. One user wrote, ‘Director #ManiRatnam was admitted to the hospital after coming positive. Wishing him a speedy recovery.” The doctors are yet to share the key details of his health.
His next Ponniyin Selvan on the work front will release on 30 September. After attending the teaser launch on July 8, Mani Ratnam was busy with post-production work. The great work is based on the Tamil novel of the same name. After 10 years of continuous effort, his dream will soon hit the theaters.
Ponniyin Selvan is to be launched in two elements. Half the film will be available in the last week of September. Ponniyin Selvan will be launched in multiple languages.
ponniyin selvam option vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lakshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jairam, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R Parthiban. The film is collectively produced by the banners Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions. Music maestro AR Rahman has composed the music to the tunes of Ponniyin Selvan. The camera work of the historical drama franchise has been completed by Ravi Varman.