Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s much-awaited release, Bhairava has finally hit the theatres on January 12, 2017 before Pongal and fans of the Tamil superstar are finding it difficult to contain their excitement. The craze for Bhairava movie has got out of hand as a viral video on social media depicted the excited fans took to bursting fire crackers at 1 a.m. in anticipation of the film’s release. There were shows of the movie was at 4 a.m. similar to Thalaiva Rajnikant’s release, Kabali in 2016. The shows have all sold out, and Twitter has been flooded with praises.
The video that caught people’s attention is a Tweet by a producer of Escape Artists Motion Pictures, Madan which gave a glimpse at the extravagant celebrations by the over excited fans. With a caption that read, “All Set for @Actor_Vijay ‘s #Bhairava #1 AM Show at #Rohini Theater with Jubilant Fans”, the 43-second video showed massive fireworks which might look scary to many.
All Set for @Actor_Vijay ‘s #Bhairava #1AM Show at #Rohini Theater with Jubilant Fans ✨💥🎊🎉💥🎊🎉 pic.twitter.com/hJgZFftWcX
— Madan (@Madan2791) January 11, 2017
The craze for movies has been on a different level in South India where stars like Vijay, Vikram, Surya, etc. have received the same amount of enthusiasm as Thalaiva, Rajnikant. The massive craze and chaos caused during the release of Rajnikant’s Kabali are still fresh in out minds. With 4 a.m. shows and fireworks at 1 a.m. Ilayathalapathy Vijay seems to be on a similar path. Vijay has been on similar footsteps. Vijay ‘s last release, Theri was a super hit which broke various box office records.
The 2017 Tamil movie, Bairavaa, is written and directed by Bharathan and produced by Vijaya Productions and stars Vijay and Keerthy Suresh in the lead roles. The movie also stars Sathish, Jagapathi Babu, Daniel Balaji, Mime Gopi, Sreeman and Sija Rose amongst others play supporting roles. The project was initially titled Vijay 60 and entered production in early 2016. The music is composed by Santhosh Narayanan; the cinematography is handled by M. Sukumar, and the film is edited by Praveen K. L