Sharing the poster on his social media, Vijay Deverakonda wrote, “A Film that took my everything. As a performance, Mentally, physically my most challenging role. I give you everything! Coming Soon #LIGER”
Liger is written, directed and produced by Puri Jagannadh. The film is co-produced by Karan Johar and Charmme Kaur. The film will features Vijay Deverakonda as the titular MMA fighter 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 official handle of Dharma Production also shared the same, it said, “It just got x10 hotter in here! Here comes #LigerOn25thAug2022. #Liger @MikeTyson @TheDeverakonda @ananyapandayy @karanjohar #PuriJagannadh @Charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18 @RonitBoseRoy @meramyakrishnan @IamVishuReddy @PuriConnects @sonymusicindia @SonyMusicSouth”
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. Due to production delays, the film's release was also put on hold in 2020. It is finally scheduled to be released in worldwide theatres on 25 August 2022