During a recent interaction with a leading website, actor SJ Suryah opened up about playing the antagonist in Vijay starrer ‘Mersal’ and said that the makers spent nearly Rs 50 lakh on his intro sequence. He went on to add that he will be seen in a stylish avatar in this one.
“Working with Atlee was a very different experience. He is none other than the ‘Sishyan’ of director Shankar. In Vijay sir’s Mersal, I play a stylish villain, and the look of my character will be very suave. For my introduction in Mersal, there were 15 shots. You would not believe it, but these 15 shots cost around 50 lakhs. Such a grand intro the character has,” he added.
Well, this is quite a superb revelation and is bound to add to the buzz surrounding ‘Mersal’. On a related note, ‘Mersal’ is touted to be an action drama and features ‘Thalapathy’ in three different avatars, it has already created a buzz amongst fans thanks to its gripping posters and is one of the biggest releases of the year. Besides Vijay, it also features Kajal Aggarwal and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead.
Interestingly, this will be Vijay’s second release of the year. He was last seen in ‘Bairavaa which hit screens earlier this year. An action-drama, it also featured Keerthy Suresh in the lead and opened to a good response at the box office.
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