Mumbai, June 19, 2021: Ever since it announced, Vijay Devarakonda starrer "Liger" has been a talk of the town. The actor joined hands with director Puri Jagannath for this prestigious pan India project. The movie is currently under production and will soon resume shooting once the covid-19 lockdown is lifted.
Now, the latest buzz around this movie is that it is going to have an international cast. According to reports, the Liger team has approached former American professional boxer, Mike Tyson to play a key role in the movie. It is said that he will be seen in the climax of the film.
While the inclusion of Tyson is yet to be confirmed by the makers, the veteran boxer can potentially play the mentor to Deverakonda's character. Simultaneously, Indian fans are also excited to catch a glimpse of the KO-artist alongside one of their favorite actors.
Vijay Devarakonda is playing a boxer in the film and he also underwent a training in mixed martial arts. Jointly produced by Dharma Productions, and Puri Connects, the film is being shot simultaneously in Telugu as well as Hindi. The climax shoot is scheduled to take place in the USA and hence the film unit wants to rope in Tyson for the film.
The movie will also star Ramya Krishna, Ronit Roy, Ali, among others in key roles. As of now, Liger is scheduled to release on 9 September 2021. However, considering that the shoot is yet to complete, the release of the film likly to be postponed further.