facts about Liger movie
Liger: Saala Crossbreed is an upcoming Indian romantic sports film written and directed by Puri Jagannadh
Liger is jointly produced by Karan Johar, Charmme Kaur, Apoorva Mehta, Hiroo Yash Johar and Puri Jagannadh under the banners of Dharma Productions and Puri Connects.
Liger was Shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi. The film features Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday in lead roles.
The film is scheduled to be theatrically released on 9 September 2021.
Devarakonda plays a kickboxer with a stutter, underwent a dramatic physical transformation for his role and went to Thailand for martial arts training.
Janhvi Kapoor was the first choice to portray female lead, but due to date issues, she was replaced by Ananya Panday.
Filming began on 20 January 2020 in Mumbai, when it tentatively titled as Fighter
50% shoot was completed when the production was halted in March 2020 due to Coronavirus lockdown in India.The second schedule will take place in Hyderabad.
The film will be simultaneously released in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.
Liger was supposed to have a theatrical premiere in November 2020, but the filming halt due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The film is finally scheduled to be released theatrically on 9 September 2021.
Biologically, The liger is a hybrid offspring of a male lion (Panthera leo) and a female tiger (Panthera tigris). The liger has parents in the same genus but of different species. The liger is distinct from the similar hybrid called the tigon, and is the largest of all known extant felines.