Sri Thenandal Films have won the Title dispute case and will retain the title Mersel. The court has also removed the injunction saying that the production house cannot use the title till judgement. The film will relelase this Diwali as Mersel.
Mersel is a much awaited Vijay release and early trade reports already peg the movie as a blockbuster. Vijay-Atlee’s earlier film Theri was one Vijay’s biggest hits and Mersel is expected to exceed Theri’s box office collections.
The film stars Samantha and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. This is their third film with Vijay. Also joining them is Nithya Menon who will be seen in the flaskback portions of the film. S J Suryah is playing the lead antagonist. The actor’s negative role in Mahesh Babu’s Spyder has been widely appreciated and all eyes are now waiting for his villain act in Mersel. A R Rahamn has composed the film’s music.