Director Atlee who is known for his collaboration with actor Vijay, is one of the highest paid directors in Kollywood. Being a former assistant of Shankar, Atlee’s way of presenting his films and the castings he choose for the characters are considered as his major qualities. All the three films of Atlee became blockbusters despite of the plagiarism controversies.
Now, the director is all set to see the release of his next film for which he worked hard for 1 long year. The film which was titled as “BIGIL” marks the third collaboration between Vijay and Atlee. They both happened to know each other during the shoot of Shankar’s “Nanban” in which Atlee worked as assistant director.
The trailer of his “BIGIL” released lately and is setting the Internet on fire as it contains many scenes for the fans to celebrate. Meanwhile director has received a message from popular Hollywood actor, producer and director Bill Duke.
In a tweet, Bill Duke asked Atlee why he thinks that it is not possible for both the countries to produce films. “@Atlee_dir Greeting from Hollywood…Why is it you think, that it is so complex for our countries to produce films together? #TBD” Bill wrote in his tweet.
Atlee immediately replied to him by saying that what he felt is a mere notion. “It is just a mere notion that it is difficult. Different people coming together for the love of cinema only makes it easy & more enjoyable. Honored and humbled to have been addressed by you. This is how big dreams begin. Love & respect to you!” said Atlee in his tweet.
@RealBillDuke It is just a mere notion that it is difficult. Different people coming together for the love of cinema only makes it easy & more enjoyable. Honored and humbled to have been addressed by you. This is how big dreams begin. Love & respect to you! https://t.co/v16LiTsXh4— atlee (@Atlee_dir) October 11, 2019
Bill Duke has starred opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Commando and Predator, and has appeared in films like American Gigolo, No Man’s Land, Bird on a Wire, Menace II Society, Exit Wounds, Payback, X-Men: The Last Stand and Mandy. As a director, he has helmed episodes of numerous television series.
As there is a big expectation about Atlee’s next directorial, This conversation of the Tamil director with a Hollywood actor indicates that he could make his debut venture in Hollywood as well. As of now, there were news surfaced that Atlee is going to do his next film with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. As soon as this tweet of Bill surfaced, Fans of Atlee couldn’t keep calm as he was endorsed by a high profile Hollywood personality.Check out some of their reactions below :
இது தாண்டா வளர்ச்சி 🔥🔥🔥🔥— ITz_Bigil_sk-ᴮⁱᵍⁱˡ (@imskBiGiL) October 11, 2019
அட்லீ மாஸ் அண்ணா😃அந்த சைடு இன்னும் காபி டா பிளாப் டான்னு தான் கதற முடியும்😀😂😂😂
Thalaivaaa😍😍😍😍 @Atlee_dir … Poiru thalaivaaa… These ppl don't deserve u here!!😏😏 Namma Thalapathy kaaga mattum vandha podhum!!😍😍— Someshᴮᶦᵍᶦˡ (@Som_nsk) October 11, 2019
After the trailer of Bigil released, Bill Dukes asked Atlee if the film is releasing in USA. Check out his comment and Atlee’s reply below :
Thank you so much sir sure sir https://t.co/wS9IHC6LCG— atlee (@Atlee_dir) October 12, 2019
Comment your views on this conversation between Atlee and Bill Duke !!