Bigil is a talented footballer whose father Royappan is a gangster in Chennai. Royappan, who stood against the evil gangs , wants his son to stick only to sports. His dream is to see Bigil plays in national team and brings laurels to the crime ridden local community. Whether Bigil is able to fulfill his dad’s dreams or not is rest of the plot.
Vijay is effortless in portraying two characters and three shades (Bigil, Michael, Rayappan). His three introductions are feast for fans. Bigil ‘s scenes with Rayappan are cute.
Pariyerum Perumal-fame Kathir played as a football coach. Usually, coaches build the team, and push players to succeed. In Bigil, Michael ‘motivates’ his team by insulting them.
Nayanathara as Angel got significant role which stands by Bigil throughout.
The important football scenes that happen in the stadium are poorly choreographed. Suddenly we feel about we are watching the real film or football video-game.
Intro, songs and action sequences execution will exceed fans expectations. GK Vishnu’s cinematography is phenomenal, AR Rahman’s thundering background score elevates the goosebumps moments.
Yogi Babu, Anandaraj, Vivek seen very few scenes. Jackie Shroff & Daniel Balaji in negative roles. Indhuja, Reba Monica John, Varsha Bollamma, Amritha Aiyer, Indraja Shankar, Aadhirai Soundarajan, Gayathri Reddy playing football team.
Comparing to Women Centric Sport Films like “Chak De! India”, “Kanaa”, “Irudhi Suttru”, In Bigil something is missing, everything looks like artificial, poor screenplay, nothing new scenes.
Makers has to consider trimming the unwanted romantic, action sequences and had given more importance to the sports drama.
Rating: 2.25/5 – Recommended only for Vijay Fans