Vijay Deverakonda opens up about Mike Tyson

Vijay Deverakonda is currently busy promoting the release of his upcoming film Liger, which is all set to be released on August 25th. The film is directed by Puri Jagannath and marks Vijay’s first pan-Indian release. Ananya Panday is the leading lady in this movie, which is co-produced by Karan Johar. The trailer of the film was released a few weeks ago, and has managed to create quite the buzz.

Vijay will be seen as an MMA boxer in the film, in which world famous boxer Mike Tyson will be seen in a key role. Recently, Vijay spoke about this experience working with Tyson. Vijay said that Tyson was apprehensive at first, regarding being a part of the film, as he questioned several times why the makers wanted him to be a part of the film when he’s not acted even once in his life. Vijay said that the main reason for this was Tyson’s on and off screen persona, which is loved by millions.

Furthermore, Vijay went on to explain how Tyson just picked up on what they wanted eventually, and they all had a blast working with him. He also aid that the fight sequences involving Tyson had to be tweaked, as Tyson never played MMA, but the film requires him to be an MMA player.

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