Bigil is continuing its dream run at the box office. As per trade reports, the film is inching towards Rs 200 crore mark. This will be Vijay’s third film after Mersal and Sarkar to enter the 200 crore club.
“Congrats to #ThalapathyVijay for a hat-trick of double century WW grossers – #Mersal #Sarkar & now #Bigil 👑 Hearty wishes to the entire team 👌👏#BigilHits200CRs #BIGILEnters200CrsClub
#DoubleCenturyBigilPattasu,” tweeted trade analyst Kaushik LM.
Apart from the state, Bigil has also overtaken Petta to become the top Tamil film in Kerala. The film is also doing well overseas, in countries like UK and Malayasia. In the US, the Vijay starrer has collected over 1 million dollars.
“#Bigil is the No.1 Tamil Movie of 2019 in..#Kerala #UK #France #Norway #Singapore,” tweeted Ramesh Bala. The trade analyst also shared the box office collections of US in a tweet. “#Bigil has entered the Prestigious $1 Million Club in #USA 4th $1 Million Movie for #Thalapathy @actorvijay in #NorthAmerica 3rd for @Atlee_dir #Theri , #Mersal , #Sarkar and #Bigil Congrats!,” the caption read.
Indianexpress.com’s S Subhakeerthana wrote about Bigil in her 2.5 stars review, “Let’s talk about inconsistencies and the exhausting length of Bigil. It was promoted as an ambitious sports drama, but the coach Michael spends more time mouthing punch dialogues than training the girls in football. Bigil isn’t another formulaic sports film, but it’s pretty much set in a template. You have this underdog element, and you know who’s going to win against all odds. Atlee somehow manages to make everything ‘look’ effective. But that doesn’t mean Bigil is a good film.”
Subhakeerthana added, “This Vijay-starrer is unnecessarily bloated with multiple characters and subplots. Atlee has so much to say and struggles to deliver what he promised in three hours. Usually, coaches build the team, and push players to succeed. In Bigil, Michael ‘motivates’ his team, by insulting them. He calls one of the players ‘gundamma’ (fat woman, literally), multiple times; so that she delivers a goal. I wonder when a fat-shaming exercise was considered ‘encouragement’.”