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Bigil First Look Poster.jpg
Official Firstlook Poster
Directed byAtlee
Produced byKalpathi S. Aghoram
Kalpathi S. Ganesh
Kalpathi S. Suresh
Written byAtlee
S. Ramana Girivasan
Screenplay byAtlee
S. Ramana Girivasan
Story byAtlee
Jackie Shroff
Music byA. R. Rahman
CinematographyG. K. Vishnu
Edited byRuben
Release date
  • October 2019 (2019-10)
Budgetest. 140 crore[1]

Bigil (transl. Whistle) is an upcoming 2019 Indian Tamil-language sports action film written and directed by Atlee and produced by Kalpathi S. Aghoram under the banner AGS Entertainment.[2][3] The film has music composed by A. R. Rahman.The film's title, Bigil, was announced on 22 June 2019. [4]



Principal photography started on 21 January 2019.[18][19][2] Three of the cast members will be collaborating with Vijay for the first time in a decade or more; 11 years in the case of Vivek and 10 for Nayanthara and Anandaraj.[3][20] [21] The action sequences will be choreographed by Anl Arasu. G.K Vishnu and Ruben have been selected as cinematographer and editor respectively, continuing their association with the director after working on Mersal.[3]


The film score and soundtrack will be composed by A. R. Rahman [21] with lyrics written by Vivek. The music rights of the film have been bought by Sony Music India. [22]


Vijay has sung a song for the film. Vijay has never sung for Rahman before, only for composers like Harris Jayaraj and GV Prakash.[23]

Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelSony Music India
ProducerA. R. Rahman


Bigil is due to be released on Diwali 2019.[2] Anticipated pre-release earnings for the movie, based on industry estimates for theatrical, overseas, digital, satellite and audio rights, were reported to be in the region of ₹220 crore.[24]


  1. ^ Natak, Pooja (7 July 2019). "Thalapathy Vijay's Bigil to beat the record of Baahubali with its whopping budget? | Entertainment News". Times Now. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "'Thalapathy 63 (Bigilu)' crosses a milestone - Tamil Movie News". 11 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Upadhyaya, Prakash (21 January 2019). "Vijay's Thalapathy 63 (Bigilu): Meet the complete cast and crew of Atlee's film". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  4. ^ "The first look and title of Thalapathy 63 released". Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Here is the catchy nickname for Vijay in Thalapathy-63!". Sify. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  6. ^ Subramanian, Anupama (20 June 2019). "Nayan is an 'angel' now". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Jackie Shroff joins Vijay's 'Thalapathy 63'". DNA India. 21 March 2019.
  8. ^ ChennaiFebruary 6, India Today Web Desk; February 6, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 16:49. "Thalapathy 63: Vijay's name in Atlee film leaked?". India Today. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Breaking: Another heroine joins Vijay's Thalapathy 63! - Tamil News". 10 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Thalapathy 63: Nivin Pauly's pretty co-star Reba Monica John joins the cast".
  11. ^ "Bigil: Thalapathy Vijay and team complete shooting at a massive railway station set". 5 July 2019. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Rajkumar joins the cast of 'Thalapathy 63' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  13. ^ "Devadarshini reveals interesting details on Thalapathy 63! - Tamil News". 23 April 2019.
  14. ^ "After Theri, Soundararaja to share screen space with Vijay in Thalapathy 63".
  15. ^ "Gnanasambandan to play Nayanthara's father in Vijay's Thalapathy 63". Behindwoods. 31 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Super Singer fame Poovaiyaar joins Thalapathy 63 as actor and singer". India Today. 18 February 2019. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Bigil update: Former Indian football captain IM Vijayan to play an important role in the Vijay-starrer". The New Indian Express. 11 July 2019. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  18. ^ ChennaiJanuary 20, India Today Web Desk; January 20, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 12:49. "Thalapathy 63: Vijay film kickstarts with puja. See pics". India Today. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  19. ^ "Vijay's upcoming sports drama Thalapathy 63 goes on floors, have a look at the cast and crew of the movie! | Entertainment News".
  20. ^ "WOW! Vijay's lucky costar joins 'Thalapathy 63' - Tamil Movie News". 17 November 2018.
  21. ^ a b "AR Rahman on Thalapathy 63: I haven't worked on this genre in south India". Hindustan Times. 5 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  22. ^ South, Sony Music (6 June 2019). "OF COURSE WE ARE IN! A PRIVILEGE TO BE ON BOARD! THIS ONE IS GOING TO BE BIGGER THAN EVER BEFORE!". SonyMusicSouth. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  23. ^ Ramanujam, Srinivasa (8 July 2019). "Actor Vijay turns singer for AR Rahman in 'Bigil'". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 8 July 2019 – via
  24. ^ Upadhyaya, Prakash (2 July 2019). "Vijay's popularity takes giant leap; Bigil set to earn Rs 220+ crore even before release". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 7 July 2019.

External links

Bigil on IMDb