Reliable sources in the industry say that United India Exporters and X Gen Studio have jointly acquired the overseas rights of Thalapathy Vijay’s magnum opus sports action entertainer ‘Bigil’ for Rs 30 crores, a record price for a Vijay starrer. Among all the Tamil films, this is the second biggest bet after ‘2.0’.
Produced by AGS Entertainment, Screen Scene is said to have snapped the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights for a record price and soon, the makers will be issuing an official announcement.
Atlee is said to have almost completed the action scenes and only the football game portions are left to be shot. If all goes well, the team will wrap up the shoot by next month.
‘Bigil’ is scheduled to release in Tamil and Telugu on Diwali 2019.