The much awaited audio teaser for Aalaporaan Tamizhan, the first single from Vijay's upcoming film Mersal was released on Thursday. The song celebrates the Tamil identity and the significance of Tamilians in the world.
Produced by Sri Thenandal Films, the Atlee directorial has music by AR Rahman. The combination as well as the theme of the song have ensured fan frenzy.
Vijay will be playing three roles in the film for the first time in his career. One of these is supposedly that of a panchayat leader and going by the visuals accompanying the song, it's likely that Aalapolaran Thamizhan will feature in this segment.
Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen play the female leads.
Vijay's last release was Bairavaa which hit the screens in January this year for Pongal. Mersal, which is expected to release for Deepavali, is running on high expectations. The audio teaser has clocked over 13 lakh hits in a matter of hours.