Vijay Deverakonda, who shot to national fame with the movie Arjun Reddy, is making his first foray into Bollywood with the film Fighter, directed by Puri Jagannadh. Arjun Reddy became so popular, it was remade in Bollywood as Kabir Singh and in Tamil as Adithya Varma.
Vijay Deverakonda will next be seen in World Famous Lover and Fighter. The Puri Jagannadh directorial is produced by Charmme Kaur, Puri Jagannadh and Karan Johar. Noted producer Karan Johar will present the movie in Hindi.
The shoot of the movie was kicked off in Mumbai earlier in January. The actors and crew wrapped up the first schedule and returned to Hyderabad on January 31st.
Fighter will see Vijay Deverakonda as a boxer, with the actor undergoing mixed martial arts training in Thailand for his role. Fighter will also see Ramya Krishnan and Ronit Roy as Vijay Deverakonda’s co stars. Taran Adarsh, a noted Bollywood analyst, shared a small video of the first shot on his Twitter handle.
IT’S OFFICIAL… Karan Johar and Puri Jagannadh join hands… Their first collaboration – starring #VijayDeverakonda – starts filming in #Mumbai today… Will release in #Hindi and all South Indian languages… Produced by Puri Jagannadh, Charmme Kaur, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta. pic.twitter.com/ktcfugABG1
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 20, 2020
Ananya Panday will star alongside Vijay Deverakonda in Fighter. This movie will mark an important milestone for Vijay Deverakonda as he would get a chance to showcase himself as a pan Indian actor.
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