This year two of the biggest Tamil stars, Thalapathy Vijay and Thala Ajith came out with big ticket releases – Mersal and Vivegam respectively. The buzz around both movies was seen to be believed. Both movies prior to the month of their release witnessed crazy excitement on social media. Right from its first look poster to its teaser to release its audio album, both witnessed fan frenzy at its fullest. Now that both films have released, we want to ask our readers, which movie did they like more? You can VOTE and tell us. It’s time to pick your favourite and make it win! Read on to know all details of both movies before you cast that VOTE!
Mersal: Mersal stars Thalapathy Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nithya Menen in the lead. SJ Suryah plays the lead antagonist while Vadhivelu plays the comic sidekick. The film hit theatres worldwide on October 18. The film follows the story of Dr Maaran who is called the five rupee doctor, because he charges that low a fee for complicated surgeries. His goal is to make available medical facilities for people who can’t afford it. But this doctor has another side – He’s also a magician who wows people with his smooth magic tricks. One of his shows goes awry when he deliberately kills a renowned doctor while performing a trick on stage. He also gets arrested for nabbing four people and thereafter killing them off. Who is Dr Maarn? Is he the so called humanitarian or there is more to this? Mersal unfolds this puzzling mystery. Vijay will be seen playing three different characters and will be romancing three leading ladies. While his chemistry with Kajal and Samantha is lovely as ever, it’s his equation with Nithya Menen that warms your heart. It’s natural and effortless; the duo makes it hard to believe that it’s their first film together! SJ Suryah plays the manipulative, heartless businessman to perfection. His suave style adds to the character. AR Rahman’s music is another highlight, especially the Alapozhan Tamizhan song that is a visual spectacle in the film. All in all, it’s a massy entertainer that includes elements of romance, comedy and action. Also Read: Mersal movie review: Thalapathy Vijay’s enigmatic presence and Atlee’s class direction assures a crackling Diwali
Vivegam: The actioner stars Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi Kajal Aggarwal in the lead. The movie hit theatres worldwide on August 24th. The follows the story of Ajay Kumar, the leader of an anti terrorist squad. He is the lethal combination of rare skills and style. His squad is on the look for an untraceable hacker. On finding her, he gets hold of a weapon that is coveted by other nations. After understanding who she really is, Ajay has a chnage of heart and decides to help her but in an encounter, she gets killed. While trying to get rid of the destructive weapon, Ajay finds himself betrayed by his own Squad. The rest of the story is about him trying to save the world along with planning the perfect revenge. Ajith has extensively worked on his physique for his spy agent look. He also sports a six pack abs for the first time. The actor looked his fittest for Vivegam. Ajith-Siva shot across picturesque locales to give this movie an international appeal. He pairing with Kajal Aggarwal was loved by fans as they sure made charming duo. Vivek Oberoi as the villain put on a fairly decent show in hsi Kollywood debut.[polldaddy poll=9854713]
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