Those close to the film consider Vijay Deverakonda’s Hindi debut Liger’s releasing plan as “bigger than even Rajinikanth.” Producer Karan Johar is reportedly going to great lengths to promote and market Vijay as Bollywood’s “Next Best Thing,” even greater than Prabhas.
“The last time we saw Karan so charged about one of his actors’ debut was when he launched Varun Dhawan (in Student Of The Year),” a close friend of Karan informs Bollywood Hungama.
Puri Jagannath, the director of Liger is planning another action film with Vijay. “Vijay was unstoppable in Telugu cinema. Now with Hindi cinema opening its doors for him, he is expected to conquer the entire belt from the Ganga to the Gangotri,” a Dharma revealed to the portal.
Talking about the film, Vijay Deverakonda says, “Liger is going to be a full-on big-screen experience. We’ve worked very hard on the action sequences. They’re like nothing audiences have seen before. I am confident Liger will bring audiences back into theatres.”
Talking about the film, Liger, Deverakonda transforms into a full-fledged action star. He portrays a mixed martial artist who is out to avenge his family’s wrongdoing.