Vijay’s Mersal crosed 250​ crores in revenue a​fter its release on October 18. The film is the second highest box-office grosser after Baahubali. The film is also a huge sensation on social media with Twitter announcing it as the trend of the year.

The crosses the 50 day mark today. Fans are celebrating this milestone with much fanfare. Chennai city theaters like Rohini and Vetri have announced special 50th day shows and fans can book tickets.

Mersal was directed by Atlee and starred Vijay in a triple role. The film addressed the issue of medical negligence. Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen were the female leads. The film’s music was composed by A R Rahman.