Mersal is an Indian film starring actor-Vijay Budget 122 crore


Mersal is an Indian 2017 Tamil language period thriller film starring actor Vijay in triple roles with Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nithya Menon playing the female-lead roles. The film is directed by Atlee and co-written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, S. Ramana Girivasan and Atlee with background score and soundtrack composed by A. R. Rahman while the cinematography is done by G. K. Vishnu and editing is by Ruben.

The film began its production in February 2017 with actors Sathyaraj, S. J. Surya, and Vadivelu amongst others in supporting roles.

Directed by Atlee
Produced by N. Ramasamy
Hema Rukmani
R. Mahendran
H. Murali
Written by Atlee
S. Ramana Girivasan
Screenplay by Atlee
K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
S. Ramana Girivasan
Story by Atlee
K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Starring Vijay
S. J. Surya
Kajal Aggarwal
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Nithya Menon
Music by Original songs:
A. R. Rahman
Background Score:
A. R. Rahman
Cinematography G. K. Vishnu
Edited by Ruben
Thenandal Studio Limited
Distributed by Thenandal Studio Limited
(Tamil Nadu)
North Star Entertainment
(Andhra Pradesh and Telangana)
S. Narayan
Global United Media
MKS Talkies
(Australia & New Zealand)
Release date 18 October 2017
Running time 172 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil
Budget ₹122 crore(US$19 million) estimated