While addressing the gathering during the Mersal programme, director Atlee the earlier film, There was made as though set to score 300 runs off 50 overs. However, Mersal is being made as though the 300 runs are to be scored off just 20 overs. In fact, watching the film would be like watching a T20 cricket match.
The already raging hit song, ‘Aalaporaan Tamizhan’ was created after discussing with the Mozart of Madras, A. R. Rahman that an exclusive song must be made for Tamil. Ass scenes will be many in Vijay’s role as a villager. Vijay himself ventured to comment that ‘he is seeing a Vijay he has never seen so far’!