Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan will reportedly make an appearance in Vijay's next, Bigil, denoting his debut in Tamil film. A media report claimed on Wednesday that Shah Rukh might be seen in Bigil as a villain for a 15-minute role. It added that his role will be "the defining moment in the climax" of the film and the Bollywood star will soon shoot a fighting sequence with Vijay. He may likewise be seen in a song, the report further said.
Directed by Atlee, Bigil features Vijay in a double role as father and son and the poster for the movie were released recently to mark Vijay's birthday. Nayanthara has been paired with Vijay in the film. Unexpectedly, Amitabh Bachchan has additionally shot for his Tamil debut with SJ Suriyah and Ramya Krishnan for the film Uyarntha Mnaithan, directed by Tamil Vaanan.
Bigil is all set to release this Diwali and marks the third collaboration of director Atlee with Vijay after Theri and Mersal, which were blockbusters. Vijay will play a neighborhood goon and a football mentor in the film. He experienced special training to get into the skin of the character. He purportedly leads a team of women' football players. To shoot a pivotal portion of the film in a football stadium, the producers spent an astounding Rs. 6 crore and erected a stadium. The film additionally stars Jackie Shroff, Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in crucial roles.
AR Rahman, who has composed music for the film, said in an ongoing interview that he hasn't worked in this genre in India and that is the thing that makes the task energizing for him. "I have done this kind in Hollywood however this would be the first time in south India. Atlee is a fan of my movies like Lagaan and Pele. He's heard these soundtracks and he is musically enthusiastic. I appreciate working with such director who gets involved with music composing," he said.