Hyderabad: Vijay Deverakonda’s first glimpse from Liger was unveiled Friday. The makers unleashed the look on the occasion of New Year’s eve and introduced the star as an underdog who emerges from the slums.
Vijay kicks off, as the champion of Mixed Martial Arts.
The first glimpse of ‘Liger’ begins with an MMA commentator introducing Vijay as “The boy from India, the slumdog from the streets of Mumbai, and the chaiwala..Liger”.
Also, the clip hints at the backdrop of ‘Liger’, Vijay, who is introduced as the ‘chai wala’.
In the video, the 32-year-old actor is seen walking on the streets of Mumbai, along with his mother, played by actress Ramya Krishnan.
With a couple of impactful dialogues, Vijay creates much appeal to his introduction in the video.
He says: “Vaat lagaa denge”, his character is established as an angry young man.
Indicating his complete physical makeover, Vijay looks with a chiseled physique and sports a completely new cornrows hairdo along with a ponytail.
Puri Jagannadh has helmed this pan-India movie, which is being made in multiple languages.
Ananya Panday, Mike Tyson, Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, Ali, Makarand Desh Pandey, and Getup Srinu have important roles in Liger.
Vishnu Sarma is handling the cinematography for Liger, while Kecha from Thailand is the stunt director.
Puri connects and Dharma Productions have bankrolled Liger jointly, with Puri Jagannadh, Charmme Kaur, Karan Johar, and Apoorva Mehta as the producers.
Being made in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam languages, the movie is scheduled for release in theaters worldwide August 25, 2022.