Celebrities welcome Bigil trailer, fans indulge in online war

While many celebrities have welcomed the trailer of Vijay’s Bigil, fans of the actor are celebrating it. At the same time, Vijay fans are also involved in an online war with those who are trolling the trailer.

Bollywood top star Shah Rukh Khan, who shared the Bigil trailer on his social media timeline, tweeted: “Wish my friends @Atlee_dir & #ThalapathyVijay & @arrahman all the best for this one. Like a Chake De On steroids!!”

Sivakarthikeyan wrote: “#BigilTrailer grand and mass💥💥💥Best wishes to #ThalapathyVijay sir @arrahman sir @Atlee_dir @archanakalpathi #Nayanthara @AntonyLRuben @am_kathir and full team for a huge success👍😊”

The sports-action film stars the actor as a football player/ coach as well as a local don. Bigil is actor Vijay and director Atlee’s third collaboration after Theri and Mersal.

The actor features as a passionate, young football coach of a women’s team named Michael and as an older, rustic gangster named Rayappan. Announced on his 45th birthday in June, Bigil marks Vijay’s 63rd Tamil film.

The two minutes and 41 seconds trailer offers interesting glimpses into the sports drama, with actor Vijay playing dual roles of a son, who is a strict, no-nonsense football player-turned-coach, and a gangster father.

Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Daniel Balaji, Yogi Babu, Sai Dheena, Vivek, Anandraj also star in Bigil. Shroff had previously revealed that he portrays the president of the football association.