Sketch is a film which has Vikram, Tamannaah and Sriman in the cast. This film has been directed by Vijay Chandar. The shooting of the film has been completed and the post-production works have been speeded up with the intention of releasing the film for Deepavali. R K Suresh, Kangaroo fame Sri Priyanka, Soori, Sriman, Radha Ravi, Kishan and Baburaj are donning important roles. Sukumar is handling the camera while Thaman is composing the music. Anthony S Ruben is in charge of editing. Kalaipuli S Dhanu is producing the film under the banner V Creations in association with Moving Frame.
The most expected film Mersal which has Vijay in the lead role is being released for Deepavali. After the success of Theri, Atlee has once again joined hands with Vijay for the second time in the film Mersal. Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, S. J. Suryah, Sathyaraj, Vadivelu, Sunil, Sathyan, Misha Ghoshal, Kovai Sarala, Yogi Babu, Hareesh Peradi, Rajendran, Cheenu Mohan and Shanmuga Singaram are starring in the film. A R Rahman is composing the music while G. K. Vishnu is handling the camera. Reuben is taking care of editing. N Ramasamy and Hema Rukmani are producing the film under the banner Thenandal Studios Limited. For the first time Vijay is donning triple roles.
Earlier Vijay starrer Thirumalai and Vikram starrer Pithamagan was released on the same day. Similarly Vijay’s Sivakasi and Vikram’s Majaa was released on the same day.
The distributors are of the opinion that if both the films are released on the same day, the box office collections would not be much affected.
The audio launch of Mersal is to be held in a grand manner on 20th August. Thenandal Films have started the promo works.