One of the most awaited film of 2017 is undoubtedly Thalapathy‘s Mersal. The movie garnered a huge buzz when the first look and title was recently announced. The first look posters took social media by storm! It’s no surprise really because the film sees the returns of the hit Vijay-Atlee combination. And now as per latest report on HT, Mersal’s satellite rights have been sold for a whopping Rs 30 crore to Zee. Interestingly, Zee also bagged the satellite rights for 2.0. From the looks of it, this is Thalapathy’s biggest satellite deal so far. His last movie Theri’s satellite rights was reportedly sold for around Rs 24 crore.
This movie will reportedly be set in three time periods with the actor playing three different characters. We already caught a glimpse of two of his character in the first look posters. Considering, we saw a reference of Jalikkattu in the background, the film might just go on to address the Tamil Nadu bull sport. Furthermore, one of his female leads – Samantha Ruth Prabhu recently took up Silmbam, a Tamil Nadu sport which only goes on to confirm her part in the Jallikattu part. The film will also star Nithya Menen and Kajal Aggarwal. SJ Suryah will play the lead antagonist. The film has been bank rolled by Sri Thenandal films. Since it’s their 100th porject, it extra special. The makers are planning for a grand Audio launch this August. The movie is set for a grand release this Diwali.
The last time, Vijay and Atlee came together, they created Theri, one of Thalapathy biggest hits so far. Will their winning streak continue? We can only wait and watch.
In other news, Vijay 62 has already been confirmed with AR Murugadoss. The Thuppakki team is reuniting! Fans are ecstatic considering, their combo is one of the popular ones in Tamil cinema.