Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as queen Nandini is the epitome of beauty. Aishwarya is dressed up as her character in the film in a leaked photo that has been circulating on the internet. Fans reacted quickly, with one writing, “Our queen is back.”
The 48-year-old actor will make a comeback with Mani Ratnam’s Tamil period film. She was last seen in Fanney Khan that released in 2018. In interview the actor said during the pandemic, “My priority is still my family and my child. I braved and stepped out to complete Mani sir’s Ponniyin Selvan, but that doesn’t change my focus for my family and Aaradhya.”
On July 19, Aishwarya took to Instagram to officially announce her involvement in the film. Posting a picture of her character from the movie, the actor wrote in the caption, “Vengeance has a beautiful face! Meet Nandini, the Queen of Pazhuvoor! #PS1 releasing in theatres on 30th September in Tamil, Hindi,Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.”
The film is a historical drama based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1995 novel of the same name. Ponniyin Selvan Part-1 has an ensemble cast. Apart from Aishwarya, the film stars Vikram,Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R. Parthiban. It is all set to release in theatres on September 30.