When Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's 2.0 had announced that it was moving its release dates from Diwali to Jan 2018, a wave of disappointment had spread among fans. The festival of lights had got a tad dimmer with this news. But soon after, disappointment was replaced by unbridled joy, dimmer lights looked on brightly when it was announced that Thalapathy Vijay's 61st project aka Mersal was confirmed for a Diwali release. This was 3 months ago and we are just 3 days away from one of the biggest Tamil releases of this year! The excitement for this movie is at its peak. Right from the first look poster to the recently released promos, Mersal has garnered unprecetended buzz! Even before its release, the film has become a social media rage! So why is this film a much anticipated release? With only 72 hours to go for Mersal, here's what you need to know: Also Read: Mersal Promo 2: Thalapathy Vijay’s easy breezy chemistry with Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Kajal Aggarwal is a delight to watch
#Mersal stars Thalapathy Vijay in three roles, a chieftain, magician and a doctor that would be set in three different time periods. Only a glimpse of his roles in the teaser and the promos was enough to cause a flurry of excitement. We bet it's going to be triple the fun when the real story unfolds.
#With Thalapathy playting three different roles, there was bound to be three leading ladies, each of them romancing one of this characters. Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen will be the ones romancing Vijay. While the former two have already been part of his projects, Thalapthy's pairing with Nithya Menen will be a first. Fans are delighted to catch Vijay opposite Samantha and Kajal yet again, but it's Vijay-Nithya Menen's pairing they are most curious about.
#Mersal marks Vijay and Atlee's second project. Their last project, Theri was one of Thalapathy's highest grossers. It showed Vijay in a whole new avatar. No wonder, the expectaions around Mersal are high! Which side of Vijay will we see now?
#Mersal is extra speical for another reason. it's the 100th film bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Films. Whoa!
#Mersal is not just the most anticipated release but also one of the most biggest releases! Reportedly, the film will release in 3292 screens! While the release in TN is uncertain, the advance bookings in other parts of the country and across the world have begun in full swing. Even Sri Thenandal Films has confirmed that the film will release on 18th Ocotber as previously announced.
#Mersal teaser broke all records of previous films when it clocked in a whopping 20M views! If this is kind of reception the teaser opened to, we can't imagine what the furore will be like when the film actually hits theatres!
So, are you excited for Thalapathy Vijay's Mersal?
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