The young and happening actor Vijay Deverakonda who is known for acting in Geetha Govindam and Arjun Reddy, is currently busy playing the lead role in the Puri Jagannadh directorial venture Liger. Bollywood actor Ananya Pandey is playing the female lead in this film, which will also have Baahubali fame Ramya Krishnan playing Vijay Deverakonda’ mom. Earlier there was a strong buzz that the legendary boxer Mike Tyson is going to make his screen presence in this film and it seems like they are going to become true.
The sources say that the makers approached the team of Mike Tyson last year and negotiations didn’t get finalized till recently. But now Mike Tyson finally gave his green signal for Vijay Deverakonda and Annaya Pandey starrer upcoming sport based movie Liger, in which the World Famous Lover fame actor is playing a boxer.
The Hindi version of Ananya Pandey and Vijay Deverakonda starrer Liger is presented by Karan Johar whereas its Telugu version is bankrolled by Charmee Kaur along with Puri Jagannadh. There are a lot of well known artists in Liger and the new release date is yet to be announced.
After Vijay Deverakonda is done with Fighter, he is expected to team up with director Koratala Siva who is currently busy in his upcoming directorial venture Acharya.