Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal audio launch will take place at a grand event in Chennai on Sunday. Vijay made his debut as a hero with Naalaya Theerpu that came out in 1992. The same year ace-filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Roja also released introducing AR Rahman to the world. The same year ace-filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Roja also released introducing Rahman to the world. The music great won the prestigious National Award for his work in his very first movie and the rest is history.
The audio launch function of Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal on Sunday is expected to be this year’s biggest Kollywood event. Preparations are underway at Chennai’s Nehru Stadium, where some of the biggest stars are expected to descend for the audio launch and to also celebrate the silver jubilee of Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman’s glorious career. Interestingly, Vijay also completed 25 years of playing a leading man in the industry this year.
Mersal is the second consecutive directorial outing of Atlee with Vijay. The actor-director duo had delivered a blockbuster called Theri last year. In the film, Vijay plays a triple role. It has three leading ladies, including Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen. It also has seasoned actors like Sathyaraj, Kovai Sarala, Vadivelu, SJ Suriyah among others in its cast.
As reported earlier the whole event is streamed live on Sun TV from 6.30 PM. Mersal team has also made arrangements for the Online Audience to watch it live through Sony Music India’s Youtube Channel. Watch this space for more live updates.