Its a much awaited Friday for Tamil film goers as the highly anticipated biggies Atlee’s Bigil starring Vijay and Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Kaithi starring Karthi are releasing . And the morning could not have been better as both films have opened for positive early morning reviews. While Kaithi has opened to unanimous critical acclaim praising the towering performance of Karthi and the smart direction of Lokesh Kanagaraj, Bigil has opened to positive reviews praising the performance of Vijay in a triple role and for an engaging script which manages to entertain the audience for most of the parts.
Bigil marks the third collaboration of Vijay and Atlee after the blockbuster Theri and Mersal. Bigil deals with the struggle of sports in India wrapped up with commercial elements. While Kaithi is the second outing of Lokesh Kanagaraj after the highly successful Maanagaram which was his debut film. Kaithi is an emotional tale of a convicted father on the run to reunite with his daughter.