Vijay’s new movie Bigil is in the headlines for yet another Vijay-Atlee combo to release for Diwali. As a token of joy, Vijay gave all the crew members gold rings which amount to around 400 numbers.
Vijay’s new movie has been in talks for a long time now and Bigil has almost completed the shoot. He has given gold rings to 400 odd members to the crew who worked along in the sports drama directed by Atlee. The news came out on Social media from Tuesday evening and the team and fans are in awe. AGS is bankrolling the project and Archana Kalpathi responded to the news through her tweet.
“Bigil has a team of 400 members working in the film every day. Thalapathy made it extra special by valuing each and every individual’s contribution today. This token of affection coming from him made everyone’s day.” She also added that shoot is almost complete and post-production has been initiated.
Bigil is eyeing the release during Diwali 2019 and has Nayanthara in the lead. Vijay will be seen playing a local rowdy as well as a football coach in the movie and had done special training for the role. He essays the role of Women’s football team coach and for some important scenes to be shot, makers have spent 6 crores. Bigil also as Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in pivotal roles.
AR Rahman who is helming the music department of the movie is excited to be part of such genre. In his recent interview, Rahman said “I have done this genre in Hollywood but this would be the first time in south India. Atlee is a fan of my films like Lagaan and Pele. He’s heard these soundtracks and he is musically very passionate and is very involved in the process.”