Liger is an upcoming, most anticipated, and most awaited Indian movie in the genre of a romantic sports action film. This flick has been written and directed by Puri Jagannadh and jointly produced by the Bollywood biggie Karan Johar, Charmme Kaur, Apoorva Mehta, Hiroo Yash Johar, and Puri Jagannadh under the banner of Karan Johar’s Dharma Production and Puri Jagannadh’s Puri Connects.
If reports are to be believed, this film is being shot side by side in Telugu and Hindi. The film features Arjun Reddy fame, Vijay Deverakonda, and Bollywood’s latest heartthrob Ananya Panday as the lead pair.
The film has been scheduled for a theatrical release on 9 September 2021.
A Huge Fan Base?
What can make this Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday started a massive hit amongst the audience? Let us take a look at a few things which can create a buzz wave in the box office.
· Firstly, Liger is a boxing genre film where we will see Vijay Deverakonda play a kickboxer. Sports have always been an interest in this nation.
· Liger will mark Vijay Deverakonda’s debut in Bollywood and with Arjun Reddy being a pan India blockbuster, this film has super hit written all over it.
· Ananya Panday is also making her Telugu debut with Liger, and it will be interesting to see how this Bollywood’s next big thing will be accepted in the Telugu circuit.
· Reports are such that Late Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor was considered as the female lead initially, but the makers changed their mind and went on to sign Ananya Panday.
· We hear from our close sources that Deverakonda considered taking professional mixed martial arts training in Thailand and underwent a massive physical transformation for this movie, Wow, some commitment.
· Vijay Deverakonda used to train for six hours a day to put himself in the shoes of the character completely. Well, we must wait to see the magic he drops on screen this time around.
· In the first look Liger’s poster shows a crossbreed of tiger and lion hinting towards the fact that Vijay Deverakonda’s character will have glimpses and characteristics of both these animals.
· Vijay Deverakonda, in an interview with a leading daily, called Liger a wacky film. “It’s like this wacky, fun film that the nation will enjoy and love,” he said.
· Puri Jagannadh, the film’s writer and director first narrated the film’s script to Jr NTR. However, the project never went ahead for a reason unknown to us
· A professional boxer from Taiwan has been called upon, who will play an interesting role in Liger. The Antagonist? Hmm, only the time will tell.