The biggest release of Tamil film industry 'Bigil' starring Thalapathy Vijay in the lead role released on Diwali weekend (October 25), and is roaring at the box office.

The audience, as well as critics, are highly appreciating the film. The movie, which is directed by Atlee, has been garnering massive business at the box office crossing Rs 200 crore. As per reports, the movie has crossed the $1 million mark at the US box office. 

Recently, Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who watched the film, took to his Twitter account to praise Vijay's performance and Atlee's work. He wrote, "What an absolute festive joy #BIGIL is!!A roller coaster of emotions, triumph and an unparalleled adrenalin rush! #ThalapathyVijay is in top form and makes you want to whistle along! He is BRILLIANT! @Atlee_dir goes on to prove he is the master of This game!! SUPERSTAR DIRECTOR."

Bigil also stars Nayanthara, Jackie Shroff, Yogi Babu, Daniel Balaji, Kathir and more in pivotal roles. In the movie, Vijay is seen playing  dual roles - a father and a son. The son plays the coach of a women's football team.