Mersal” featuring Thalapathi “
Nithya Menen, Samantha Ruth Prabhu,
Kajal Aggarwal, “
Sathyaraj,” SJ Surya and
Kovai Sarala, has set a great record in the Tamil film industry. The film released in Telugu as “Adirindhi” and grabbed the attention of the Telugu audiences. As three of the heroines and Sathyaraj, Sarala and SJ Surya are popular in the Telugu field the film has got an easy reach in Tollywood. The opening day collection of Adirindhi is Rs. 3.5 crores and this is the highest ever collection for Vijay movie in Telugu. Already Vijay has a good opening in Kerala. Now the success of Telugu version of Mersal has made Vijay, a southern superstar. “
A R Rahman” composed the music and
Atlee Kumar directed the film. Thenandal Films produced the film on a large scale. Vijay will be next seen in a film with “
A R Murugadoss” and this is their third venture.