Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s dream project Ponniyin Selvan which recently went on floors has been in news following various reasons. Out of which one is the inclusion of #MeToo accused Lyricist Vairamuthu with the project.


The makers of the film had received severe criticism and backlash from people for having the #MeToo accused as a part of Ponniyin Selvan.

The latest news related to the multiple time National Award-winning lyricist is, as per a report from Indian Express, Vairamuthu is no longer part of the film.

Singer Chinmayi Sripada Glad On Removal Of #MeToo Accused Lyricist Vairamuthu From Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan
Singer Chinmayi Sripada Glad After #MeToo Accused Lyricist Vairamuthu Removed From Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan

Singer Chinmayi Sripada who last year had accused Vairumuthu of sexual harassment after the news of his removal from Ponniyin Selvan took to Twitter shared the news on her Twitter account.

Chinmayi tweeted: “To all the girls who couldn’t step out in the open. And to those of us who did because we were insulated by our families who stood with us – Bhuvana Seshan, Sindhu.”


Talking about Ponniyin Selvan, the film went on floors recently in Thailand. The film has Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Jayram, Sarath Kumar among others.

The music for the film is being composed by musical genius A R Rahman. Ponniyin Selvan is been bankrolled under Lyca Production and Madras Talkies.

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