Dharma Productions has 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. This project will be Vijay’s debut in bollywood. 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.
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’s latest film, ‘World Famous Lover’, which has been directed by Kranthi Madhav and produced by KA Vallabha with music by Gopi Sunder stars four female leads: Aishwarya Rajesh, Isabelle Leite, Catherine Tresa and Raashi Khanna. It was released on 14 February.