Thalapathy Vijay’s ‘Mersal’ currently in theatres in response to the Tamil Nadu Film Production Council’s (TNFPC) strike no new releases to be made from March 1, to compensate the loses.

Directed by Atlee of ‘Raja Rani’ fame, starring Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nithya Menon as co-stars, Vijay donned three roles in this Film. Today the 2017 click has won the 2018 4th Annual National Film Awards in the UK, under the Best Foreign Film category.

The ₹120 crores budget film released worldwide on Diwali, grossing ₹251 crores at the box office. With its Background score and soundtrack composed by the Mozart of Madras A.R. Rahman, the plot revolves around doctors and the rife of medical malpractices. The film completed 100-day theatrical run on 25 January 2018.