As usual Vijay movies comes with controversies before the release. Controversy around the use of “Mersal” has widen and another party has jumped into the Trademark War.
Mr.A.Rajendran of A.R Film Factori claims trade mark “MERRASALAITAN” has been adopted and registered with Film Writers Association and Tamil Film Producers Council.
Rajendran claims that “MERRASALAITAN” has earned high reputation through various platforms like Facebook, Twitter and the Title “MERRASALAITAN” has become very popular and has attained a very high reputation among the public. Much reputation and valuable goodwill would have been passed over to Mersal Producers via the registration of ‘MERSAL” Trademark.
Meanwhile Mersal Teaser was released on 21 September 2017 and it has received more than 11 million views within 24 hours.