After much speculation, Karan Johar and Vijay Deverakonda's pan India film has finally got a title with the first look of the movie receiving positive response from fans. Directed by Puri Jagannadh and co-starring Ananya Panday as the female lead, Liger will be releasing in 5 languages that is Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. The first look poster of the film featuring Vijay Deverakonda as a boxer also shows a cross between a tiger and a lion. The celebrations and madness for the film have already begun in Hyderabad. A video of Vijay Deverakonda's fans pouring alcohol on the big poster of Liger has surfaced on social media.
Fans took to streets to celebrate it and sharing a glimpse of the same on Instagram, co-producer Charmee Kaur wrote, "I wanna come n dance with u all now now nowwwwww."Sharing the first look poster, the Arjun Reddy star wrote on Instagram, "Someone with my background shouldn’t have reached anywhere near here according to the conventions & set Norms. But with sheer madness, passion, hardwork, Here we are!." Linger is not Puri Jagannadh’s maiden Bollywood venture. Exactly 10 years ago, he made an action film called Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. Billed as a sports drama, Deverakonda will play the role of a mixed martial artist in the film. The film also stars Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, Aali, Makarand Desh Pandey and Getup Srinu.