Mersal release: Live updates

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Published:October 18, 2017 7:53 am

Mersal stars Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu Kajal Aggarwal S J Suryah and Nithya Menen.

Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s’s much-awaited film Mersal hits the screens today. Vijay will be playing a triple role in Mersal, which is said to deal with corruption in India’s medical industry. According to reports, he plays a doctor, magician and a village leader. Mersal has faced several issues on its way to the big screen: a title row, a petition against excessive pricing, a strike and confusion about the censor certificate. But now the makers and Vijay’s fans can heave a sigh of relief as the issues have been resolved. After no new releases in Tamil Nadu theaters for the last two weeks, Mersal’s release is excepted to revive the Kollywood box office as there are no other big releases on Diwali.

Follow all the live updates and reactions on the release of Vijay’s Mersal here:

7:45 pm: Mersal, reportedly, has crossed thes $300K mark at the US box office.

7:30 pm: Things look good so far for Vijay’s Mersal:

7:15 pm: Reports suggest Adhirindi, the Telugu version of Mersal, has not received the censor board clearance. The release date of Adhirindi is still awaited.

7:00 pm: Here’s a quick sneak peek at Mersal:

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