“Liger” is an Indian Telugu-Hindi sports-drama film directed by Puri Jagannadh. The film stars Vijay Deverakonda in the lead role, with Ananya Panday and Ramya Krishna in supporting roles.
Liger Movie revolves around the story of young hero in the martial arts industry. The young hero in the movie is Sashwath Agarwal who always tries to fight like his idea MMA champion the Mike Tyson as Mark Anderson.
- Vijay Deverakonda as Sashwath Agarwal aka Liger
- Ananya Panday as Tanya Pandey
- Ramya Krishna as Balamani
- Ronit Roy as Christopher, MMA coach
- Vish as Sanju Pandey
- Ali as Ali Bhai
- Makarand Deshpande
- Getup Srinu as Ganpath
- Chunky Panday as Panday, Tanya and Sanju’s father
- Mike Tyson as Mark Anderson (extended cameo appearance)
The film is said to be a sports-drama that follows the journey of a fighter who rises to the top of his sport, and is said to feature intense action sequences and high-stakes drama. The film is highly anticipated by fans of Vijay Deverakonda and Puri Jagannadh, who are known for their previous collaborations and critically acclaimed films.
The film was released on September 9, 2021, and received mixed to positive reviews from audiences and critics alike.
Critics praised the lead performances, particularly Vijay Deverakonda’s portrayal of the protagonist, as well as the film’s high-octane action sequences and its message of sportsmanship and perseverance. Some also appreciated the film’s music, which was composed by Mani Sharma.
However, the film was criticized for its predictable story and for taking creative liberties with the sport of mixed martial arts. Some also felt that the film lacked emotional depth and that its message of perseverance and determination could have been better developed.
Despite these criticisms, “Liger” was well received by audiences, particularly fans of Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday. The film was a commercial success and grossed over 400 crores at the worldwide box office.