But, she had to take the decision of dropping out of yet another huge film – Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan. The actress was roped in as the lead of the film. Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan is a historical drama starring Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Amitabh Bachchan among others. However, Keerthy decided to drop out of the film in order to not miss a chance to act with the superstar.
Produced by Lyca Productions in association with Madras Talkies, Ponniyin Selvan has music composed by AR Rahman and cinematography will be done by Ravi Varman. The first schedule of the film has begun in the Philippines.
On the professional front, Keerthy is entering Bollywood through Boney Kapoor’s production in the Ajay Devgn starrer Maidaan.