Whopping production cost for Vijay’s Bijil
Actor Vijay’s upcoming film, Bigil is directed by Atlee that has Nayanthara in the lead role. Touted to be a sports drama film also features Reba Monica John, Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Daniel Balaji, Vivekh, Yogi Babu, Anand Raj and others in crucial supporting roles.
The film is jointly produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram, Kalpathi S Ganesh and Kalpathi S Suresh under the banner AGS Entertainment. This will be the third collaboration of Vijay and the director Atlee after their blockbuster hits - Theri and Mersal.
As per the latest update from what we hear the film is made with huge production cost. The production cost is said to have crossed a whopping Rs.140 crore! This film will be the most expensive film for Vijay, Atlee and AGS Entertainment. The popular distribution company, Screen Scene Entertainment has acquired the TN theatrical rights for a record amount which is said to be their highest in terms of distribution. This production cost is said to be higher and on par with the cost of Shankar’s 2010 hit, Enthiran and SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. The film’s shoot is said to complete in another 20 days and then the post-production works will begin.
While the film’s cinematography is handled by G.K Vishnu, the editing of the film will be handled by Ruben. The music will be composed by A.R Rahman. Thalapathy 63 is slated to hit the screens on 2019 Diwali.