The shooting of Vijay Deverakonda starrer Fighter has been started in Mumbai. Recently there was an as strong buzz in the film industry that Vijay Deverakonda will be seen playing the role of boxer in Fighter but the sources say that it is just a rumor. Vijay Deverakonda is not at all a boxer in Puri Jagannadh’s upcoming directorial venture Fighter. Apparently, Vijay Deverakonda is playing as a Mixed Martial Arts experts and hence he was trained in Thailand.
Meanwhile, Varun Tej is also busy in his upcoming film Boxer. With this, rumors have it that the stories of both Varun Tej starrer Boxer and Vijay Deverakonda’ Fighter have a resemblance. But now the sources close to the film unit have confirmed that Vijay Deverakonda is not playing the role of a Boxer but he will be seen essaying a Mixed Martial Arts experts. Vijay Deverakonda’ Fighter is no match to Varun Tej starrer Boxer.
Vijay Deverakonda starrer Fighter will be released in multiple languages including Hindi and all the south Indian languages considering the popularity of its lead actor Vijay Deverakonda across the country.
Ace director and producer Karan Johar will be producing the Hindi version with Puri Jagannadh and Charmee bankrolling the south Indian versions. Ananya Pandey has been roped in to play the female lead in this sports drama. Puri Jagannadh has already approached Ramya Krishna and she will play a crucial role in this film Fighter.
Vijay Deverakonda currently has the Telugu flick World Famous Lover waiting for release. The romantic drama World Famous Lover is slated to hit the theaters on 14th February, coincide with Valentine’s Day. Helmed by Kranthi Madhav, the film has the hero as a playboy.
Vijay Deverakonda also has a movie of Anand Annamalai in his kitty. It is a sport and musical movie and has been titled, Hero. In this movie Hero, Vijay Deverakonda will be playing a professional biker and will be undergoing rigorous training for the role.