The title, first look and second look of Vijay-Atlee’s upcoming film was unveiled on Friday. Titled Bigil, the movie also stars Nayanthara in the lead role. The music of has been composed by AR Rahman, while Sony Music holds its music rights.
Produced by Archana Kalpathi under her family’s banner AGS Entertainment, the film marks the third collaboration between Atlee and Vijay who have previously given hits like Theri and Mersal. The film also stars Vivekh, Kathir, Yogi Babu, Indhuja, Jackie Shroff and Reba Monica George.
Amritha Aiyer, who was seen in films like Padaiveeran and Kaali, had last month announced that she is joining the cast of this Atlee directorial. Amritha has worked with Atlee and Vijay in Theri.
Touted to be a sports drama, Atlee has retained the same technical team that worked with him in Mersal which includes editor Antony Ruben, stunt director Anla Arasu and art director Muthuraj. Lyricist Vivek has been roped in as well.
The film is set for a Diwali release this year.
Read all the updates about Atlee-Vijay's Bigil.
Happy birthday to our very own Thalapathy: Archana Kalpathi
Kalpathi S Aghoram proudly presents our #Thalapathy @actorvijay as #BIGIL @Atlee_dir @arrahman @Ags_production @dop_gkvishnu @muthurajthangvl @AntonyLRuben @gopiprasannaa #Bigil2ndLook #HappyBirthdayThalapathy pic.twitter.com/Q7RUtyqLhj— Archana Kalpathi (@archanakalpathi) June 21, 2019
Happy birthday to our very own #Thalapathy May this year bring you all the happiness you so richly deserve. Thank you for constantly inspiring us to be a better version of ourselves and leading by example. Happy Happy birthday 😊😊 pic.twitter.com/dDQE2evW6l— Archana Kalpathi (@archanakalpathi) June 21, 2019
Sivakarthikeyan on Bigil posters
Sivakarthikeyan posted on Twitter, "Happy birthday #ThalapathyVijay sir 😊Best wishes to @Atlee_dir #Nayanthara @agscinemas and full #BIGIL team for a huge success 👍😊"
Expect the unexpected, says Atlee
Sharing the second look of Bigil on Twitter, the film's director Atlee wrote, "#Bigil2ndLook expect the unexpected @actorvijay @AGS_cinemas @dop_gkvishnu @arrahman @muthurajthangvl @Lyricist_Vivek @Actor_Vivek @shobimaster @AntonyLRuben @gopiprasannaa"
'Mass & Class'
Pandiraj tweeted, "#BIGIL Masssss 🔥 & classss 😍 Happy birthday @actorvijay sir 🎉💐 May God bless you With Good Health and Long Life 🙏"
'Just pure mass'
Venkat Prabhu wrote on Twitter, "Just pure mass!! Awesome @Atlee_dir !!! #thalabathy for a reason!! @actorvijay #bigil happy advance birthday wishes na!!!"
Soundarya Rajinikanth wishes her best to Vijay and team
Soundarya Rajinikanth tweeted her appreciation and wishes to Vijay and Bigil's cast and crew. She wrote, "Looking super Anna 😊👍🏻 all the very best to the entire team !!!"
"Semma masss #Bigil @Atlee_dir @dop_gkvishnu," Gopichand Malineni said via Twitter.
Arya took to Twitter and wrote, "Awesome Firstlook. Mass Verithanam. Happy birthday @actorvijay Anna. Congrats and best wishes to #bigil Team. hattrick on the way for this combo @Atlee_dir"
'Can’t wait to Bigil'
Sibi Sathyaraj tweeted, "Thalaivaaaaaaa! Can’t wait to #BIGIL! #Thalapathy63FLDay #HBDEminentVIJAY"
Ram Pothineni wrote on Twitter, "Marana Mass!!! Good luck guys @Atlee_dir & @priyaatlee #Bigil #love"
'Expecting semma mass'
Aju Varghese shared on Twitter, "Vijay sir and @Atlee_dir !!! Expecting Semma mass ❤️❤️ #Bigil #Thalapathy63"
'Blockbuster written all over'
Shanthanu Bhagyaraj wrote on Twitter, "Verrrithanam. BLOCKBUSTER written all over !! #Bigil adicha SEVVULU KIZHIYUM. annaaaaaa @actorvijay Indha 2nd look eh edhirpaakave illayeee..MASS overloaded @Atlee_dir brotherrrrr. pattaya kelapunga. @archanakalpathi @arrahman #BigilFirstLook #HBDVijayANNA"
'Damn, the changeover'
Simran tweeted, "Damn, the changeover. This is magnificent! Happy Birthday @actorvijay in advance... Best wishes #Bigil team!"
'Box office is waiting for you guys'
"A Simple Power packed Stylish Verithanamaana Breathtaking First look. #Bigil - Sounds with High Intensity. Advance congrats to @actorvijay, @arrahman, @archanakalpathi & @Atlee_dir team. Box Office is waiting for u guys, come on rock it," politican J Anbazhagan said via Twitter.
'Bigil (the whistle) is a catchy title from Atlee'
Journalist Sreedhar Pillai posted on Twitter, "#Bigil or the whistle is a catchy title from @Atlee_dir. The poster design is pure mass, obviously #ThalapathyVijay is playing father (probably a tough fisherman) & son (a footballer who grew up in the sandy beaches of Royapuram helping him get balance & stability in his game)."
'Vera level first look'
Athulya Ravi shared on Twitter, "The wait is over. Vera level first look. double thalapathy treat. waiting for second look . @actorvijay @Atlee_dir @arrahman @agscinemas #maranamass #Thalapathy63 #bigil #ThalapathyBDayCelebrations #FirstLook"
'So excited all over again'
Mersal producer Hema Rukmani had earlier tweeted, "One hour to go for the first look #Vijay63....! So excited all over again ! #Thalapathy63FLDay #HBDEminentVijay #ThalapathyFans"
'Excitement building up'
Shanthanu Bhagyaraj wrote on Twitter, "போடு வெடிய. Excitement building up #ThalapathyVIJAYBdayMonth #Thalapathy63 #thalapathy63firstlook #ThalapathyBirthdayCelebration"
Publicity designer teases poster
Publicity designer Gopi Prasannaa tweeted, "Yes... Charge ur phones... Full brightness please... 6pm #Thalapathy63FLToday #Thalapathy63"
'Excitement at its peak'
Kathir posted on Twitter, "Time passes too slow!!! Excitement at its peaks!!! But Still 60 mins for our celebration #Thalapthy63Firstlook #Thalapathy63"