The film is gearing up for release this Deepavali.

Vijay gifts gold rings to 400 Bigil crew members as filming nears completion
Flix Kollywood Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:10

Thalapathy Vijay, who will next be seen playing dual roles in his upcoming film Bigil, has gifted gold rings to 400 crew members on the successful completion of the project which is gearing up for release this Deepavali.

The news about Vijay gifting gold rings to Bigil crew members first broke out social media on Tuesday late evening and has gone viral since then. Archana Kalpathi of AGS Cinemas, the makers of Bigil, took to Twitter to thank Vijay for his kind gesture to honour every member of the team. She wrote, “Bigil has a team of 400 members working in the film every day. Our 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 further revealed that 95 percent of the shoot is complete and post-production is underway in full swing. Meanwhile, actor Varsha Bollama, who plays a crucial role in Bigil, was one among the few who shared pictures of their Bigil ring on social media. “When Thalapathy Vijay gives you the best gift ever,” she wrote, sharing the picture of her ring. 

Directed by Atlee, Bigil marks the third collaboration of the director with Vijay after Theri and Mersal, both of which were blockbusters. Nayanthara plays an important role in this film. For the role of a football coach of a women’s team, Vijay underwent special training to get under the skin of the character.

The makers spent a whopping Rs 6 crore to erect a football stadium set to shoot pivotal portion of the film. Recently, art director T Muthuraj has created a massive set of the Chennai Egmore Railway station, where an important sequences was shot, which also stars Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in crucial roles.

The first look poster of the film was released on the occasion of actor Vijay’s birthday in June. The poster, which is set against North Madras backdrop, features Vijay in dual roles as father and son. From the poster, it’s evident that father Vijay plays a local rowdy while the son essays the role of a football coach.

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