‘Thalapathy’ Vijay’s highly anticipated, Bigil, released as a Diwali treat yesterday (25.10.2019) worldwide and marks the third occasion the superstar has collaborated with director Atlee after Theri and Mersal. Produced by AGS Entertainment at a jaw-dropping budget of Rs. 180 crores and featuring music by A. R. Rahman, the action sports drama has Vijay playing dual roles as father and son, who eventually transitions from a football player to the coach of a women’s football team. With the reviews for Bigil now out and audiences continuing to throng to theatres, it is being reported the film has grossed Rs. 1.79 crores in Chennai city on day one and is currently at the third spot right behind ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth’s blockbuster, 2.0, which took Rs. 2.64 crores on opening day followed by Vijay’s smash hit, Sarkar, which made Rs. 2.37 crores, while Kaala is at the fourth place with Rs. 1.76 crores and ‘Thala’ Ajith’s Nerkonda Paarvai falls in the fifth position with Rs. 1.58 crores.

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Released across Tamil Nadu by Screen Scene Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, Bigil is Vijay’s third straight Diwali release after Sarkar last year and Mersal in 2017 and, has been packaged with plenty of action, comedy, sentiment and drama along with the plot heavily centered around the sport of football. Apart from Vijay, Bigil also includes huge star cast featuring Nayanthara Kathir, Vivek, Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, Indhuja, Daniel Balaji, Anandaraj, Vivek, Yogi Babu, Varsha Bollamma, Amritha Iyer, Soundararaja, Gayathri Reddy, Devadarshini, ‘Thaadi’ Balaji, Dheena among others in important supporting roles.

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