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Boxing icon Mike Tyson to star in ‘Liger’

Hyderabad: Boxing legend Mike Tyson is ready to make his Bollywood debut in the imminent sports activities drama characteristic “Liger”, starring Vijay Deverakonda. “Liger” is directed with the aid of using Puri Jagannadh who's additionally backing the movie through his banner Puri Connects, in conjunction with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. ‘Liger’ has been hogging the limelight ever due to the fact its inception however because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the makers of the film held its shoot.

, the manufacturing residence introduced on their legitimate Twitter manage that their much-awaited movie may even characteristic boxing legend Mike Tyson. The information comes an afternoon earlier than the movie’s director Puri Jagannadh’s birthday. Dharma Productions made Tyson’s casting assertion on its legitimate Twitter page. “Introducing the grasp of the hoop to the Indian screens! Kicked to announce that the dynamite @MikeTyson has joined the forged of #Liger!” the tweet read. While info of Tyson’s position are but to be revealed, as in keeping with the teaser video, it seems he'll face off with Deverakonda’s man or woman withinside the boxing ring. Considered to be one of the finest heavyweight boxers of all time, Tyson maximum famously performed a fictionalised model of himself withinside the 2009 Hollywood hit movie “The Hangover” and its 2011 sequel “The Hangover Part II”. He has additionally starred in “Ip Man 3”, the 2015 movie withinside the famous Hong Kong martial arts movie series. The makers in advance held a spine-chilling teaser unveiling Vijay in a by no means visible avatar withinside the movie because of the Covid situation. Also presenting Ananya Panday, Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, and Vishu Reddy, “Liger” could be launched theatrically in 5 languages — Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. The makers are but to announce the discharge date.

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