Thalapathy Vijay’s ‘Bigil’ has crossed Rs.150 cr as box office earning in three days.
The Diwali collection helped the film to cross the worldwide total of Rs 150.5 crore in three days. Produced by AGS Entertainment, Bigil has topped the Diwali weekend box-office in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka.
Bigil has earned almost twice of the Farhad Samji-directed comedy entertainer. With a fantastic foreign total of $7.34 million (Rs 51.9 crore), Bigil has achieved the second-best opening for an Indian film in 2019, only behind Saaho. The Atlee-directed sports drama has surpassed the opening weekend records of Rajinikanth's Petta, Salman Khan's Bharat, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's War, and Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy, in overseas total by a comfortable margin.
Bigil has been produced on a whopping budget of Rs 180 crore. The makers spent Rs 6 crore only to erect a football stadium for a pivotal sequence. "Bigil" also stars Jackie Shroff, Nayanthara, Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in crucial roles, features Vijay in dual roles of a father and a son. As the father, Vijay will be seen in a gangster avatar, while he plays the coach of a women's football team as the son.
"Bigil" is the fourth Tamil film to get a Twitter emoji. "Bigil", which has been directed by Atlee, happens to be Vijay's second film to get an emoji after "Mersal". Two other Tamil films to have emojis on Twitter. These are superstar Rajinikanth's "Kaala" and Suriya's "NGK".