He will be launching it on Friday at 6 p.m.
The film, the first part of which will release on September 30 this year, will release in five languages -- Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi.
The film is based on the classic Tamil novel 'Ponniyin Selvan' by eminent writer Kalki.
'Ponniyin Selvan-Part 1' has the best in business handling each of its departments. A.R. Rahman is scoring the music for this epic historical and the cinematography by Ravi Varman.
National Award-winning art director Thotta Tharani is in charge of production design while Ratnam's trusted editor Sreekar Prasad is handling its editing.
Lyca Productions presents 'PS-1'. Jointly Produced by Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, Directed by Mani Ratnam, and Music Composed by AR Rahman.
[With Inputs from IANS]