2017 is winding down and social media sites like Twitter have been revealing their top most subjects which gained popularity this year. Vijay’s Mersal became the first Tamil film to get a twitter emoji. The film’s emoji received tremendous response from fans. The #mersal hashtag received 1.7 million tweets in three days making it the top hashtag trend of 2017.
Prabhas’s Baahubali was also one of the top Twitter trends this year. The film’s second part released in April and made more than 1700 crores at the box-office.
Following Mersal closely is Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam. Suriya’s tweet revealing the film’s second look became the golden tweet a.k.a the most re-tweeted tweet. It was re-tweeted 68, 856 times.