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  • Filming will begin in January 2019 & Film To be Released In Diwali 2019
  • This the 3rd Vijay film in a row with A.R. Rahman composing the music. The only other composer to have scored such a hattrick in Vijay's career is Deva, who composed for Rasigan and Deva (both released in 1994) and Vishnu (1995).
  • Nayanthara has been casted in the lead role. It is the 3rd movie of Vijay and Nayanthara combo.
  • This will be the third consecutive movie for Vijay to be released for Deepavali..
  • For the first time in his career, Vijay has sung a song composed by A.R. Rahman for this film. This fulfills a major demand from the fans of the star who have been waiting since his 2017 film 'Mersal', also composed by Rahman, for this combination. In their 3rd collaboration in a row, this has been finally fulfilled.
  • World's fastest likes i.e. 1 million likes. Scored by it's trailer in just 1 hour.
  • "Verithanam" not only marks the first time Vijay has sung a song composed by A.R. Rahman, but also the first time the star has sung his own film's introductory song.
  • The jersey shirt numbers of both Michael and Thendral is 5, and they are the captains of their respective teams. Similarly, the shirt numbers of Kathir and Vembu is 63, and both are getting into an injured status. 63 is also a reference to Vijay's 63rd film being Bigil.
  • When Rayappan meets Sharma to ask about the absence of Michael's name in the list, Sharma narrates a situation to Rayappan, which is similar to a scene in Vijay and Atlee's previous movie Theri.
  • There was a particular scene where Sharma tries to brainwash Dheena, but Dheena refuses and remains loyal on Michael's side. But, this scene was deleted in the final cut.
  • Bigil was the highest grossing Tamil film of 2019, with a worldwide collection of Rs. 300 crores ($46 million USD).
  • Bigil also marks the third collaboration between director Atlee and Vijay. They had worked earlier in Theri (2016) and Mersal (2017)
  • Bigil also became Vijay's 4th multiple role film to release for the Diwali weekend. The previous films were Azhagiya Tamil Magan (2007), Kaththi (2014) and Mersal (2017)


  • Director Atlee and music composer A.R. Rahman make an appearance in the "Singappeney" song sequence.
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