Vijay’s role in ‘Bigil’ inspired from Sushant Singh Rajput’s role

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was known for his portrayal of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni in ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, was found dead in his apartment in Mumbai earlier this month and an investigation is going on his demise. One of the young actor’s last film to release was ‘Chhichhore’ directed by Nitesh Tiwari, which had Sushant playing his character in two different time frames, during his teenage and later, as a father.

Now, producer Archana Kalpathi of AGS Entertainment has revealed an interesting interesting bit of information about how Thalapathy Vijay came to play dual roles in ‘Bigil’ directed by Atlee. In recent interview, Archana has revealed that they never thought of having Vijay play dual roles in the film initially and had in fact though of approaching some senior actors to play the older character Rayappan in the film.


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