Mersal movie review: There is never a dull moment in this Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer


Atlee has portrayed his character as a greedy but visionary doctor. Sathyaraj plays Ratnavel, an investigating officer and Vadivelu plays sidekick for both Veri and Maran characters. Well, it is vengeance that began when he was still a newborn. He plays his role with conviction and it is convincing. And the scene also establishes his combat and doctor skills. Atlee has been relentless in churning out tragedy after tragedy to evoke a great deal of sympathy for the victims and to justify the crimes committed by Vetri. It would have been, indeed, a major twist in the narration, only if the filmmakers had taken extra care to prevent spoilers. Video of the day

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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd S J Suryah’s performance is in the second part during the flashback scenes. And he does achieve in poking emotions of the audience with all the drama. He has not just exploited Vijay’s stardom to deliver a flamboyant crowd-pleaser (which he did in Theri already) but has fleshed out an interesting script that plays up the best onscreen traits of the actor. Surya, Vadivelu, Sathyaraj
Mersal movie director: Atlee
Mersal movie rating: 3.5 stars
Director Atlee’s Mersal is a perfect star vehicle for Vijay. She is the wife of Vetrimaran and the mother of Veri and Maran. However, it falls in the wrong hands and he pays a dear price for his wrong judgments. But, what’s his story? Compared to other leading ladies Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Kajal Aggarwal, the role played by Nithya Menen is far more powerful. 2017-10-19T09:01:38+00:00″>
Updated: October 19, 2017 9:01 am

Mersal has a narrative flow that keeps the audience curious all along as the protagonist is on a mission to terminate rotten medical practitioners. The actions of Vetri stems from a personal motive and towards the end, his character does take a complete vigilante form. The screenplay aims at confusing the audience to make them believe that a magician-doctor is on a killing spree as it wants to set them up for a big surprise revelation. He arrives there, dressed in a green shirt (Pachai Tamilan, you see) and traditional crisp dhoti, to receive an award for his humanitarian works in the medical field. “If my language and the way I dress is your problem, you are the one that should change not me,” Maran tells an airport official that advised him to dress fashionably. The surprise is that the protagonist has an identical twin, who reveals his identity in a pre-interval action sequence. However, there are also many loose ends in the story and unexplained questions. So much so that a bloody violent crime goes unnoticed. Everyone knew that in Mersal, Vijay has played three different roles. Coming together of two brothers was not the unexpected surprise but a much-awaited moment in the film. One of the elements that stand out in the film is violence. Few minutes into the film, Maran is frisked at the Paris airport due to his fashion sense. But, still, the scene created fireworks in the theater as the fans jumped up to their feet, whistling and screaming on top of their lungs. Mersal movie review: Everyone knew that in Mersal, Vijay has played three different roles
In the same city, his killer twin, Vetri, is also on the prowl stalking his next prey. So cold-blooded. Dr Maran (Vijay) is a life-saving doctor who doesn’t charge more than Rs 5 from his patients in return for his services. Related News
Mersal box office: Vijay starrer off to a terrific start worldwide with over Rs 43 crore on opening dayWomen and politics in Vijay-Atlee’s MersalMersal box office day 1: Vijay-Atlee unseats Vivegam’s opening day collections in Chennai, earns Rs 1.50 croreMersal movie cast: Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal, Nithya Menen, S. In fact, Mersal also throws more light on Vijay’s political aspirations even as Atlee has promoted Vijay to Thalapathi (commander) from Ilayathalapathy (young commander-in-chief), a reputation the actor has enjoyed for over two decades, in Mersal. His father Vetrimaran (Vijay, also), a good Samaritan and a village head in Madurai was betrayed and killed by evil doctor Daniel (S J Suryah). After staging the murder on a grand stage, the story moves back to Chennai. For example, how come the only and the biggest hospital in the village was deserted on one fateful night? Mersal has a narrative flow that keeps the audience curious all along as the protagonist is on a mission to terminate rotten medical practitioners. Mersal movie review: As a director-writer, Atlee has shown a great growth from his previous film Theri. As a director-writer, Atlee has shown a great growth from his previous film Theri. And Vetri (Vijay again) is a magician, who slaughters a man in Paris on a grand stage in front of hundreds, including kids, in the guise of a magic trick. Mersal promised to be a good masala entertainer and it delivers on it. The airport scene is constructed in a way to serve multiple purposes, including appealing to the Tamil pride. The better part of the second half is dedicated to narrating the story of Vetrimaran, whose biggest achievement his building a hospital in his remote village. J. So, it was clearly, not the jaw-dropping twist that Atlee would have imagined while writing the film. But, the director has ensured that there is never a dull moment on the big screen and that aspect of the film outweighs the logical follies in the narration.