Confirmed: Ananya Panday Opposite Vijay Deverakonda in Dharma Film
Vijay was last seen in ‘World Famous Lover’
On Thursday, Dharma Productions announced that Ananya Panday will be starring opposite Vijay Deverekonda in an upcoming film. They announced the news with images of Ananya and Vijay holding the script. The film is directed by Puri Jagannadh.
The caption reads, “Happy to welcome on board the gorgeous @ananyapanday for our Pan-India venture with @thedeverakonda directed by @purijagannadh, produced by @karanjohar, @charmmekaur & @apoorva1972. Let the madness begin @puriconnects #PCfilm #AnanyaPandayVijayDeverakonda”
Earlier Mumbai Mirror had reported that Vijay would be venturing into Bollywood soon and the casting had already begun.
A source had revealed to the publication that the filming would begin either if mid-March or April. Karan Johar is also producing the film.
Ananya has a schedule packed with films. She is currently shooting for Khaali Peeli with Ishaan Khatter and will be filming for a Shakun Batra directorial soon after Khaali Peeli is wrapped up.
Vijay Deverakonda’s Bollywood debut film is reportedly titled Fighter. It is touted to be an action thriller for which Vijay has undergone immense training. The Arjun Reddy actor has been working to get into shape for the role and recently spent time training in mixed martial arts in Thailand. The film also stars Ronit Roy, Ramya Krishnan, Vishu Reddy, Aali and Getup Srinu.
Vijay’s next release is World Famous Lover, which has been directed by Kranthi Madhav and produced by KA Vallabha with music by Gopi Sunder. The film stars four female leads: Aishwarya Rajesh, Isabelle Leite, Catherine Tresa and Raashi Khanna. It hits theatres on 14 February.
(With inputs from Mumbai Mirror)
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