Directed by Puri Jagannadh, the movie also stars Ananya Panday in the lead
Since its announcement, Vijay Deverakonda fans have been eagerly waiting for updates for his sports action movie, Liger. The movie, which will see the young actor play the role of a boxer, is directed by Puri Jagannadh.
What is Vijay Deverakonda’s Liger about?
While not much is known about the movie, the actor is reported to play a kickboxer who stutters. The actor has also gone through a physical transformation to play the role. The movie, which is touted to be an action sports drama revolving around boxing, will see Ananya Panday in the lead along with Deverakonda.
Liger is written and directed by Puri Jagannadh, marking his first collaboration with Deverakonda. The pan-India movie is produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions along with Charmme Kaur. Liger is simultaneously being made in Telugu and Hindi, and will be dubbed into Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. This will mark Deverakonda’s Hindi debut and Ananya’s Telugu debut.
When is Liger, Vijay Deverakonda’s boxing movie releasing?
Liger was slated for a September 9 release but with the majority of the theatres in the country still closed, the release date seems to be pushed further. There is no official confirmation on the date yet.
The release date for September was announced by the makers and cast of the movie, but there have been no further updates. There was also talk and reports about the movie getting a lucrative streaming deal with an OTT platform, but Deverakonda personally turned down the rumours with his comments on Twitter.