Mersal is shaking box-office world wide. Mersal first day collections are mind-blowing. Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer grossed over 50 crores on the opening day. It is 5th South Indian film to have acheived this feat. Baahubali 2 collected approx 214 crore gross on first day in 4 languages. Kabali collected 87 crore in Telugu, Tamil & Hindi. Baahubali – The Beginning collected a gross of 73 crore in 4 languages.
Mega Star Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No. 150 grossed 50.45 crore. Reportedly, Mersal beats Khaidi No. 150 with 51.3 crore gross. NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa collected 46.6 crore while Mahesh Babu’s Spyder grossed 41.5 crore on day 1. Mersal has collected a share of approximately 33 crore worldwide. It’s massive opening ever for a Vijay’s film.
Mersal is directed by Atlee of Raja Rani fame. Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen paired Vijay who will be seen in triple roles. AR Rahman composed music and Baahubali writer Vijayendra Prasad provided screenplay. Sharat Marrar is going to present Mersal in Telugu titled ‘Adhirindhi’, release date is yet to be announced.