The ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam will be the direction supervisor for a web-series to be produced by Amazon Prime Video. The veteran filmmaker will give the concept to the web-series which will be comprised of nine short stories from Indian Mythology and nine different filmmakers have been approached to helm each.
There are reports that Amazon Prime Video wants at least a couple of Telugu directors in the batch. Meanwhile, they are also planning to approach Tamil Directors like Gautham Menon, Karthick Naren, Bejoy Nambiar. Sources say that it will be the costliest web-series in India.
Mani Ratnam is currently working on his next project which is reportedly a historical drama based on Ponniyin Selvan, a Tamil novel by writer Kalki, which traces the life of the great Chola emperor Arulmozhi Varman. Mani Ratnam often termed this Project as his Dream Project.Follow @THEPANIPURI