Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday starrer Liger is one of the highly awaited film of the year. Today, the makers announced the big news, which has raised the expectations sky-high. Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has been roped in to play a cameo role.
The makers shared a video to introduce Mike Tyson as they wrote, For the 1st time EverLove-you gesture. Introducing the Master of the RING to the INDIAN SCREENS DYNAMITE @MikeTyson on Board for #Liger.” This announcement has been made as a birthday treat to Puri Jagannadh, who will be celebrating on 28 September. According to reports, Vijay Deverakonda will be locking horns with Mike Tyson in the boxing ring.
We promised you Madness!
We are just getting started 🙂
For the first time on Indian Screens. Joining our mass spectacle – #LIGER
The Baddest Man on the Planet
The God of Boxing
The Legend, the Beast, the Greatest of all Time!
— Vijay Deverakonda (@TheDeverakonda) September 27, 2021
Liger will also mark the debut of Vijay Deverakonda in the Bollywood industry and features him playing the role of a mixed martial artist. Ananya Panday will make her debut in South Indian cinema. The film also features Ronit Roy, Ramya Krishnan, Vishu Reddy, Aali, Makarand Desh Pandey and Getup Srinu in key roles.
For the 1st time Ever🤟
Introducing the Master of the RING to the INDIAN SCREENS
DYNAMITE @MikeTyson on Board for #Liger🥊#NamasteTYSON#HbdPuriJagannadh@TheDeverakonda @karanjohar #Purijagannadh @ananyapandayy @Charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18 @DharmaMovies @PuriConnects pic.twitter.com/ufB1BEq4YL
— Puri Connects (@PuriConnects) September 27, 2021
Liger is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Puri Connects, a production house owned by Puri Jagannath and Charmme Kaur. Liger will be released in five languages Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada on 9 September 2021 but will be postponed as the makers are yet to complete the shoot. According to Pinkvilla sources, the team is all set to wrap the Goa schedule on September 30th and will be heading next to international locations for the pending shoot.