After getting widespread critical and commercial appreciation across India and worldwide, stage is set for blockbuster Mersal China Release. As per the latest reports , HGC Entertainment which is one of the leading independent distributing companies in China has bought dubbing rights of Mersal. The company is planning to dub the film in Mandarin and release it big in China later this year or early 2019. HGC feels that the subject has potential to work in China as Mersal deals with corruption in Indian medical system and its ill effects which is a globally relevant issue as well.
Recently a Chinese comedy drama “Dying to Survive” was released in July 2018 ,achieved huge success all over China collecting over 446.20 million . The movie was based on real life story of Chinese Leukemia patient who smuggles inexpensive medicine from India.
With Mersal China release it is set to become the second Tamil film to release in China after Peranbu team planning china release. Peranbu starring Mammootty directed by national award winning director Ram. It will be third south Indian film after Baahubali and Peranbu to get a release in China. As we already know Hindi films starting from Dangal, secret superstar, Bajrangi Bhaijaan have made it big in China. Now with the addition of Mersal and Peranbu doors of Chinese market are expected to open for regional films as well.
Mersal was produced by Thenandal studios and coincidentally it was their 100th production venture. The movie went to become a huge blockbuster collecting over 250 crores globally. Mersal was the third directorial venture for Atlee after Raja Rani and Theri. Story of the film was by Atlee Kumar himself. Veteran screenwriter K.V. Vijayendra Prasad of Bahubali fame has co-written screenplay with Atlee for the film. Academy award winning Music Director A.R.Rahman has provided the soundtrack For the film. Apart from Vijay the movie also stars Nithya Menon, Kajal Aggarwal, Vadivelu and others.