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Mersal all set to become the first Tamil film to release in China

August 11, 2018 8:19 pm

Mersal is a revenge drama set in the backdrop of corruption in the country's healthcare system. It follows the efforts of a vigilante to eliminate corrupt medical practitioners and avenge his father's death.

Mersal, Baahubali 2, Suriya's TSK dominate Twitter in 2017

December 05, 2017 4:26 pm

Not just at the box office, even on social media south Indian films dominated the discussions this year beating Bollywood films. Baahubali 2, Mersal were the most-talked topics on Twitter in 2017.

On the Loose: Trivial Pursuit

November 06, 2017 12:15 am

The sharp clamour of criticism

Mersal box office collection: Third week on but Vijay starrer refuses to slow down

November 01, 2017 3:19 pm

Vijay's Mersal, which is directed by Atlee, is showing no sign of slowing down in Chennai, where the crowd reportedly continues to throng theaters even braving heavy rains. Mersal has also broken box office records set by blockbusters in the past.

Arrested man made PM Modi remark on private Facebook chat

November 01, 2017 7:23 am

The remarks on PM Narendra Modi were made in a private conversation on Facebook

Vijay fan arrested for posting derogatory comments against PM Modi

October 31, 2017 11:00 am

The arrest came after BJP district secretary K Marimuthu filed a complaint with Srivilliputhur town police.

Mersal box office collection: Vijay's film continues its dream run

November 01, 2017 12:07 pm

Vijay-Atlee's Mersal seems to be having the perfect time at the theaters and setting new benchmarks. However, a leading distributor has claimed that the box office figures are being fudged. Here is everything you need to know about the latest Mersal figures.

Defamation, not at the cost of gagging free speech

October 30, 2017 12:10 am

The curtailment of an individual writer or author's freedom of speech and expression should never be lightly viewed. Any person who feels that his good name is being tarnished is entitled to vindicate himself by filing for damages. But to gag the press is illogical.

Madras High Court junks PIL against Mersal certification

October 28, 2017 4:58 am

Suggesting that the petitioner take up real issues and fight social evils instead of targeting a movie, the bench reminded that they cannot issue gag orders against those who criticise demonetisation

Ahead of Kamal Haasan's 'tell all' on Nov 7, here are his recent political statements

October 27, 2017 4:49 pm

Amid speculation that Kamal Haasan can announce his entry into politics any moment, the veteran Tamil actor said he will make a big announcement — or "tell all"— on November 7.