Vijay’s ‘Mersal’ song recording in full swing
Academy Award winning music composer AR Rahman is busy recording the songs of his upcoming album ‘Mersal’ starring Thalapathy Vijay in Mumbai. Recently, the composer recorded a melody number with Shreya Ghoshal and Kailash Kher.
Lyricist Vivek has penned all the five songs in the film. Sources say that Mersal will be one of the best commercial albums of AR Rahman on par with the composer’s works in Shankar and Superstar Rajinikanth’s films.
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We all know that Thalapathy Vijay is a huge fan of ‘Puratchi Thalaivar’ MGR and there were many sequences in the actor’s previous films, where he was shown watching famous scenes of the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Vijay has also sung MGR’s old songs and dialogues in various audio launches.
Now we hear that Vijay plays an ardent MGR fan in Mersal. In an Instagram story posted by Samantha, one of the three heroines of Mersal, childhood pics of Vijay and an old MGR poster were spotted, which indicates that Thalapathy plays a fan of Puratchi Thalaivar.
The grand audio launch of the film will happen on August 20 and the first look teaser is also expected to be out on the same day. Sri Thenandal Films is bankrolling Mersal, which is being directed by Atlee of Raja Rani and Theri fame. In Mersal, Vijay will be seen playing triple roles, the film also has three heroines—Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nithya Menon.