Vijay’s Mersal made 250 crores+ at the box office. The film had all the makings of a blockbuster. The film featured Vijay in a triple role with A list heroines like Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen. The film’s music was composed by A R Rahman. Theri director Atlee continued his winning streak with a story complete with commercial elements and finally the film producers Sri Thenandal Films who fulled all stops in promoting the film.

The film now ranks 25 in the all India highest revenue makers list. The film features films like Aamir Khan’s Dangal, Baahubali series, Rajinikanth’s Enthiran and Kabali,

​Vijay’s next is with director A R Murugadoss who has already two blockbusters with Vijay.​ The film is being produced by Sun Pictures on a grand scale and is predicted to be bigger than Mersal.