The film directed by Atlee, has been attacked in Karnataka theaters and the makers have stopped the telugu release. Vijay targeted the Good and Services – GST Tax , Digital transactions for few times in the film with his dialogues.
Tamilnadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundhaya Rajan has demanded to immediately remove those dialogues. He accused that Vijay has political intentions and thus he uttered those dialogues. He demeaded to immediately remove the dialogue which are degrading the GST and Digital India.
Mersal took a phenomenal opening at the box-office.