Did Disha Patani reject Vijay Deverakonda’s Fighter? Find out
Anannya Panday was not the first choice to star opposite Vijay Deverakonda in Puri Jagannadh's Fighter.
Post the debacle of World Famous Lover, Vijay Deverakonda seems to have moved on and currently shooting for his upcoming film Fighter alongside Ananya Panday. If anything to go by the latest buzz, Anannya Panday was not the first choice to star opposite Vijay Deverakonda in Puri Jagannadh’s Fighter.
Yes, you read that right. According to reports, it is Disha Patani who was approached by Puri Jagannadh to play lead actress in Fighter but she turned down star opposite Arjun Reddy actor. The reason for refusing to be a part of iSmart Shankar director’s next is best known to her.
When Malang actress rejected Fighter, the makers found the lead actress in Ananya Panday. When Student of the Year 2 actress was approached for the same, she gave her nod and has already begun shooting her portion with Vijay.
In the film, Vijay Deverakonda is playing the role of a boxer and for that, he reportedly took professional training to polish his boxing skills for the role. The shooting of the film is currently progressing at the brisk pace in Mumbai.
According to reports, Fighter will be released in two languages namely Hindi and Telugu simultaneously. The film marks Vijay’s Hindi debut. Jointly produced by Puri Jagannadh, Charmme Kaur and Karan Johar, the film will also star Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, Aali, Makarand Desh Pandey and Getup Srinu.
Last week, pictures of Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday enjoying a bike ride through the streets of Mumbai went viral on social media. In the viral pic, Vijay was seen donning a greyish blue shirt, khaki trousers and a beanie. Ananya Panday can be seen sitting on the fuel tank of the bike facing him.