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Liger Teaser: Vijay Deverakonda's Journey From Mumbai's "Chaiwala" To MMA Champion

Liger teaser: Vijay Deverakonda roars and how

Liger Teaser: Vijay Deverakonda's Journey From Mumbai's 'Chaiwala' To MMA Champion

Vijay Deverakonda in Liger teaser. (courtesy: YouTube)


  • The film is slated to release in August next year
  • The film's teaser released on Friday
  • The film also stars Mike Tyson and Ananya Panday
New Delhi:

The teaser of Liger is out and it is so worth the wait. The teaser showcases Vijay Deverakonda's journey from being a tea-seller in Mumbai to roaring in Las Vegas' MMA scene. In the teaser, Vijay Deverakonda is introduced as a "slumdog" and "a chaiwala" from Mumbai, who dreams of making it big as an MMA Champion. He competes in an MMA championship in Las Vegas and roars in the ring. We also get a glimpse of Ronit Roy's character, who appears to be Vijay Deverakonda's trainer in the film. The film also features Mike Tyson and Ananya Panday.

The makers of the film shared the teaser of the film on YouTube with these words: "Presenting to you the most awaited Vijay Deverakonda and Puri Jagannadh's sensation - the first glimpse of Liger."

Check out the first glimpse of Liger here:

Vijay Deverakonda shared the poster of the film on Friday and he wrote: "The First Glimpse. Out Now. #Liger.#LigerFirstGlimpse."

Take a look at the poster here:

The film has been directed by Puri Jagannadh and it has been co-produced by Karan Johar, Charmme Kaur, Apoorva Mehta and Hiroo Yash Johar under Puri Connects and Dharma Productions. The film will be releasing in theatres worldwide on August 25, 2022.

Vijay Deverakonda made his acting debut in 2011 film Nuvvila. However, his breakout performance was in the 2016 film Pelli Choopulu. The actor is best-known for his performances in films like Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Arjun Reddy, Ye Mantram Vesave, Mahanati, Nadigaiyar Thilagam, Geetha Govindam and Dear Comrade, to name a few. In terms of work, the Telugu star was last seen in World Famous Lover.