Liger: 2022 Indian Sports Action Film

Liger: 2022 Indian Sports Action Film

Movie Name: Liger
Directed by: Puri Jagannadh
Starring: Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday, Ramya Krishna, Ronit Roy, Ali, Makarand Deshpande, Mike Tyson
Genre: ActionDramaRomance
Release Date: 25 August, 2022
Running Time: 130 Minutes
Languages: Hindi, Tamil
Budget: ₹ 125 Crore
Rating: –

Movie is a boxing-based film in which Vijay Deverakonda plays a fighter.

Liger is an upcoming Indian sports action film written and directed by Puri Jagannadh. Shot simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu languages, the film is produced by Dharma Productions and Puri Connects. Vijay Deverakonda stars as the titular MMA fighter boxer alongside Ananya Panday, Ronit Roy and Ramya Krishna in pivotal roles. American boxer Mike Tyson plays an extended cameo, thus making his acting debut in Indian cinema.

The film was announced back in 2019, before the title Liger was announced in January 2021. Liger marks the film debut of Deverakonda in Hindi cinema and Panday in Telugu cinema. The songs are composed by Tanishk Bagchi and Vikram Montrose. Principal photography began in January 2020 and suffered production delays after March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Filming resumed in February 2021 and after some other shooting suspensions in the pandemic, Liger was wrapped up in February 2022.

Liger is scheduled for theatrical release on 25 August 2022.

Deverakonda, who plays a kickboxer with a stutter, underwent a dramatic physical transformation for his role and went to Thailand for martial arts training. After Janhvi Kapoor refused the offer due to dates issues, Ananya Panday was cast opposite Deverakonda. The film’s score is composed by Mani Sharma. Composer Tanishk Bagchi is also signed for the film. In September 2021, boxer Mike Tyson was signed for a extended cameo, thus making his acting debut in Indian cinema.

Filming began on 20 January 2020 in Mumbai, with the tentative title Fighter. 40 days of shoot was completed when production was halted in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The filming resumed in February 2021. The second schedule was shot in Hyderabad. The filming was delayed again in April 2021 due to the second wave of the COVID-19 lockdown. The cast and crew resumed the shoot in September 2021. In November 2021, the cast and crew went to Las Vegas to shoot the portions with Mike Tyson. The filming was completed in February 2022.

The music rights are sold to Sony Music India. The first single titled “The Liger Hunt Theme” was released on 9 May 2022, on the occasion of Vijay Deverakonda’s birthday. The second single titled “Akdi Pakdi” was released on 11 July 2022. The third single titled “Waat Laga Denge” sung by Vijay Deverakonda was released on 29 July 2022.

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Movie Songs:

Song Title: Akdi Pakdi
Lyrics: Mohsin Shaikh, Azeem Dayani
Music Composer: Lijo George, DJ Chetas, Sunil Kashyap
Singer(s): Dev Negi, Pawni Pandey, Lijo George

Song Title: Waat Laga Denge
Lyrics: Puri Jagannaadh
Music Composer: Sunil Kashyap
Singer(s): Vijay Deverakonda

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