Mersal (English: Astonish) is a 2017 Indian Tamil-language action film starring actor Vijay in triple roles with Samantha, Nithya Menon and Kajal Aggarwal playing the female-lead roles.
In the film, Vijay plays triple role and he will be seen as a panchayat head, a doctor and a magician. The film is directed by Atlee and co-written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, S. Ramana Girivasan and Atlee with background score and soundtrack composed by A. R. Rahman while the cinematography is done by G. K. Vishnu and editing is by Ruben.
The film began its production in February 2017 with actors Sathyaraj, S. J. Surya and Vadivelu amongst others in supporting roles. Vijay along with A.R. Rahman are marking their 25th year in the film industry as film actor and music composer, respectively. Thenandal Studios Limited produces their 100th film as Mersal.
Mersal is the first South Indian Movie to get its own twitter emoji and trademark to its title. The teaser of the film gone viral to 22 million views in a record time. Mersal is one of the most anticipated releases of this year and it’s slated to hit the screens this Deepavali.
Releasing: 18th Oct 2017 | Language: Tamil
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Starring: Vijay, Samantha, Nithya Menon, Kajal Agarwal, SJ Surya, Vaidvelu & Others