When it comes to Twitter, film fans in South India are more active than North. The recent statistics from Twitter India say that Mersal is the most discussed topic in the country for the year 2017.
More than 1.7 million tweets were posted under the hashtag #Mersal. Due to the political controversy, Mersal had an added advantage that people across the country were aware of the film and several political leaders, media houses continuously tweeted about the film.
Suriya owns the honor of most number of retweets, the second look poster of his upcoming film 'Thaanaa Serndha Koottam' fetched more than 68.8k retweets.
Baahubali 2 is another most discussed topic of 2017, says Twitter India. Looking at the statistics, Mersal, Baahubali 2 and Thaanaa Serndha Koottam seems to have outperformed many Bollywood biggies on Twitter.