Happening Hero, Vijay Deverakonda’s next with Puri Jagannadh, Fighter, had its Muhurath this morning in Mumbai. The regular shooting of the film will follow. The film is touted as an intense sports drama, and Vijay will be seen as a boxer in it. The actor underwent rigorous training in Mixed Martial Arts in Thailand for a couple of weeks. Karan Johar is partnering with Puri for this film, and it will be released in multiple languages.
Buzz is that Bollywood starlet Ananya Pandey has been roped in to play Vijay’sVijay’s love interest in the movie. Ramya Krishna will also be seen in a vital role in the film. Charmme is co-producing the film. Puri Jagannadh, who is without a hit for a very long time, finally staged a comeback with iSmart Shankar, and a hit with Fighter will ensure that the director will be back to his old form. On the other side, Vijay is also desperate for a hit with his recent films not performing to the expectations.