The Karnataka rights of Thalapathy Vijay’s Mersal have been sold for a record 5.2cr to Horizon Studio on a minimum guarantee basis. The price offered to Mersal is a new non-Rajinikanth record in Karnataka for a Tamil film. Highly reliable sources in the Karnataka trade says that Mersal will be releasing in a huge number of screens and theaters in Karnataka have already opened advance bookings.
Mersal will also have a record release in Kerala. Global United Media, distributors of Baahubali 2 and Baahubali will be releasing the Thalapathy Vijay starrer in more than 250 screens in Kerala for this Diwali day.