Looks like Mersal team is cutting it really close. The film is releasing day after tomorrow on Diwali day. However the film is yet to clear censors. The film is awaiting clearance from Animal Welfare board. After receiving NOC from AWB the censor committee will certify the film. Official news regarding the censors is awaited today

Earlier it was announced that the film has been certified with a U/A. The censor board denied this saying that they did not receive the necessary documents to process.

Also the Governemnet order regarding the revised ticket prices and tax is expected to be out today. Advance booking for Mersal is underway in most centres and everyone is waiting for the final verdict on the film.