We all know that Thalapathy Vijay is a huge fan of ‘Puratchi Thalaivar’ MGR and there were many sequences in the actor’s previous films, where he was shown watching famous scenes of the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Vijay has also sung MGR’s old songs and dialogues in various audio launches.
Now we hear that Vijay plays an ardent MGR fan in Mersal. In an Instagram story posted by Samantha, one of the three heroines of Mersal, childhood pics of Vijay and an old MGR poster were spotted, which indicates that Thalapathy plays a fan of Puratchi Thalaivar.
The shoot of Mersal is currently progressing at a brisk pace in Chennai. Atlee is directing the film, which also has Kajal, Nithya Menon, SJ Suryah, Vadivelu, Sathyaraj and Sathyan in pivotal characters.