Kollywood actor Vijay was last seen playing the lead role in the football drama ‘Bigil’, which was helmed by Atlee. The film Bigil marked Vijay’s third collaboration with Atlee, and the sport based drama which had Lady Superstar Nayantara in the female lead role was released during Diwali 2019. Even though the movie received mixed reviews from critics, but it collected over Rs 300 crore at the worldwide box office and emerged as the highest-grossing film of Vijay. Now, according to the latest buzz in the film industry, despite being the highest grosser of the year, the producer of Bigil faced a loss of Rs 20 crore as it was a big-budget movie.
Vijay and Nayantara starrer Bigil was reportedly made on a budget of around Rs 180 Cr by AGS Entertainment, and the production cost increased since a lot of junior artists were called. It is being that the movie Bigil incurred losses worth Rs 20 Cr and it is giving shock to everyone. Recently during an interview, the producer confirmed that Vijay starrer incurred a loss of Rs 20 Cr.
On the other side, Archana Kalpathi, the creative producer of AGS Entertainment has denied the news on Twitter. According to Archana, ‘Bigil’ had grossed high numbers at the box office, and declared it as a profitable project.