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MERSAL (2017)

MERSAL <span>(2017)</span> artwork

MERSAL (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 163

Release dates 23/10/2017

BBFCInsight moderate violence, injury detail, threat, infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Thriller, Action

Director(s) Atlee Kumar

Cast includes Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal, Surya S.J., Hareesh Peradi, Vadivel

Summary MERSAL is a Tamil language action thriller in which a magician and a doctor attempt to expose the corruption at the heart of India's medical industry.

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

BBFCinsight publication date 13/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MERSAL is a Tamil language action thriller in which a magician and a doctor attempt to expose the corruption at the heart of India's medical industry.

Violence

Stylised action sequences include crunchy punches, kicks, flips and the use of improvised weapons including playing cards, a cycle helmet and glass bottles. Impacts occasionally result in spurts of blood, cuts and grazes to characters' faces, and bloodied clothes.

Injury detail

Occasional moments of bloody injury detail occur in the aftermath of a road traffic accident and various surgical procedures.

Threat

Characters are threatened with knives and guns. In one scene, a group of children become trapped inside a burning building.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), alongside milder terms including 'hell', 'bloody', 'bugger', 'damn' 'shit', 'crap', 'God' and 'pissed'.

Details

Title
MERSAL
Also known as
ADIRINDHIVIJAY 61
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Murugan Talkies Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/10/2017
Main language
Tamil
BBFC reference
AZF356569

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