The current raging topic of discussion across the country is Thalapathy Vijay‘s Mersal! The film on its released has irked political parties who didn’t approve the alleged unfair portrayal of GST in India. Apart from publicly attacking the film, they also demanded that the film be re-censored and that specific portion be deleted. However Nobody supported their views. Rajinikanth , Kamal Haasan and Vijay’s stand against re-censoring Mersal came in at this crucial juncture, thus lending the film the support it needed. Apart from this, doctor also protested against the film as it showed the medical industry in poor light. Despite these controversies, Mersal has been a winner at the box office. Whether the controversies worked in the film’s favour or not, the movie has set cash registers ringing. As the film completes one week of its release, we want to list down 5 enviable records the film can boast as per the date provided pead analyst Sreedhar Pillai. Also Read: Mersal movie review: Thalapathy Vijay’s enigmatic presence and Atlee’s class direction assures a crackling Diwali
#As per updates, the film has managed to rake in somewhere between Rs 75 -85 crore in Tamil Nadu alone! Certain reports suggest the film has earned nearly Rs 90 crore. no other film has managed to reign the TN box office other than Enthiran and Baahubali; The Conclusion! It’s currently the third highest grosser in Tamil Nadu.
#The movie has managed to rake in Rs 10 crore within 5 days at the Kerala box office thus becoming the first Tamil movie after Baahubali to do so. So far, only Pulimurugan has managed this feat.
#The film has long crossed the record breaking 1 million mark at the US box office. Mersal has officially joined the ranks of Enthiran and Kabali that were two films that rocked this Box office earlier.
#Mersal has also managed to outdo Vijay’s last film’s performance ( Theri) at the overseas market as it raked in Rs 32 crore
#Malaysia is one of the biggest hubs for Tamil films – Vijya’s Mersal has struck gold there as well as it raked in a whopping Rs 11.2 crore from a single market!