Makers confirm Diwali release for Vijay's Bigil
Archana Kalpathi of AGS Entertainment took to social media to share the update
Vijay's upcoming film with Atlee, Bigil is in its last leg of the shoot, with the team reportedly shooting some patchwork scenes on the outskirts of Chennai. The latest update about the film is that the makers have confirmed a Diwali release. This comes after several reports stating that the film might be delayed started floating on social media.
Archana Kalpathi of AGS Entertainment took to social media to share the update. "Bigil is our dream project. We have given it our heart and soul. Our Thalapathy gave close to 150 days of his dates and we shot for 200 days almost without break. Over 400 technicians have worked on this film. There were almost 1000 ppl on set for 80 per cent of the film. As a production house, our first duty is to ensure there are no issues during shoot. Our director Atlee had a dream to create a sports film on a scale that you have not seen before. We have supported this dream to the best of our ability," she wrote.
Archana further added that the film will indeed get a Diwali release. "As a Thalapathy fan, I know the wait has been too much and frustrating. To give updates content had to be ready, content that will exceed your expectations. Hence the time. Thank you for waiting. Just wanted to clear the air that the wait is over. Our Thalapathy’s Bigil, produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram, will hit screens worldwide this Deepavali."
Bigil is a sports drama, which has the Sarkar-actor playing dual roles of a football player-turned-coach son, and a gangster father. Starring Nayanthara as the female lead, the film also features Indhuja, Varsha Bollamma, Amritha, and Reba Monica John as footballers, whose team will be coached by Vijay's character. Apart from them, Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Vivekh, and Yogi Babu are also part of Bigil, playing supporting characters.