Thalapathy Vijay’s action thriller Mersal continues its rocking performance at the global box office. The film is achieving new milestones with each passing day. Apart from receiving a thunderous response at the domestic market, Mersal has also made a huge mark in the international circuits. The film has now entered the coveted Rs 200 crore – club at the worldwide box office. With this collection, superstar Vijay has become the third Tamil actor, after Rajinikanth and Vikram, to achieve this supreme feat. Rajinikanth had entered in this club with Enthiran and Kabali, while Vikram had achieved this milestone with I.
While Mersal and Kabali created this record with its Tamil version alone, it took I and Enthiran both versions – Tamil and Hindi to achieve this feat. Considering 2017 box office, Mersal has also become the 4th Indian film after Raees, Baahubali 2 and Dangal to touch the $10 million mark at the overseas box office. Despite facing huge controversies from political parties for showing GST in poor light, Mersal has managed to attract a huge number of audiences in the theaters. (Also Read: The REAL reason why Thalapathye Vijay’s Mersal release in Telugu was delayed)
In the meantime, Vijay’s Mersal has generated a lot of praise from the critics as well as the audience. Our film critic – Karthika Raveendran also mentioned in her review, “Thalapathy Vijay’s enigmatic presence and Atlee’s class direction assures a crackling Diwali for all of us. When a Thalapathy Vijay-Atlee film comes along on a festive day, there’s no reason to miss it. And we haven’t found any to stop you either.” With so much positivity around the film, we expect it to continue its glorious run at the box office. Anyway, stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the dope about Mersal right here.