Academy Award winning music composer AR Rahman is busy recording the songs of his upcoming album ‘Mersal’ starring Thalapathy Vijay in Mumbai. Recently, the composer recorded a melody number with Shreya Ghoshal and Kailash Kher.
Lyricist Vivek has penned all the five songs in the film. Sources say that Mersal will be one of the best commercial albums of AR Rahman on par with the composer’s works in Shankar and Superstar Rajinikanth’s films.
The grand audio launch of the film will happen on August 20 and the first look teaser is also expected to be out on the same day. Sri Thenandal Films is bankrolling Mersal, which is being directed by Atlee of Raja Rani and Theri fame. In Mersal, Vijay will be seen playing triple roles, the film also has three heroines—Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nithya Menon.
SJ Suryah is the antagonist in Mersal and veteran actor Sathyaraj also plays an important role.