Joseph Vijay or Vijay as he is popularly known among his fans is back with ‘Bigil’. Released on 25th October 2019, Bigil, a sports action movie, is directed by Atlee Kumar.
Consisting of a stellar cast lead by Vijay in the roles of Michael and Rayyapan, the other members of the cast include Nayanthara (Angel Aasirvatham), Jackie Shroff (J K Sharma), Vivek (Nessi), Kathir (Kathir), Daniel Balaji (Daniel), and others. Bigil is the third movie to have Vijay and Nayanthara in lead roles.
The movie depicts the story of an individual, who was once a football player and is out to revenge the wrongful killing of his father and is simultaneously struggling to meet the dreams of his expired friend.
A Tamil film released during Diwali is considered prestigious by both film makers and the public. Bigil was a pre-Diwali release which is equally precious for all, in terms of business and choice of the people, and Bigil is the third film for Vijay to be released on a Diwali in succession.
The film was shot on a massive budget of Rs 180 crore and hit 4200 screens on the day of its release including both Indian and global screens. Also, Bigil is the first Tamil film to be played in IMAX screens.
Moreover, the film’s trailer has earned the distinction of getting a million likes in merely 60 minutes from its release. This is the fastest million likes to be scored.
The background score of the film is composed by the great A.R Rehman. This is the third successive film for Vijay whose music has been composed by A. R Rehman.
The movie also has a song sung by Vijay, with music composed by A.R Rehman. This is something his fans have been looking forward to for long.