Director Atlee has finally revealed that the character name of bearded Vijay in Mersal is Thalapathy. “Fifty minutes of the Thalapathy character in Mersal will attract the audience. He is the major highlight of the film”, said Atlee.
Sources say that the name of other two Vijay characters in Mersal are Pugazhenthi and Tamil. Kajal Aggarwal plays an expert in the medical industry and Samantha Ruth Prabhu plays a local Chennai girl.
In Mersal, Vadivelu is said to be playing a comedy character with an emotional element in the second half. Mersal also has Yogi Bab, Kovai Sarala and many others.