In a turn for the books, it’s been announced that boxing legend Mike Tyson will be featuring in ‘Liger’, which stars Ananya Panday and Vijay Deverakonda.
“The film that narrates the story of a mixed martial arts person will feature ‘Iron Mike’ in a significant and mighty role,” said a statement by the film’s unit.
#NamasteTyson has been the hashtag on Twitter, after Karan Johar tweeted to make the announcement that he will be seen in the film.
For the first time ever, the king of the ring will be seen on the big screens of Indian cinema! Welcoming @MikeTyson to the #LIGER team!🥊 #NamasteTyson@TheDeverakonda @ananyapandayy #PuriJagannadh @charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18 @RonitBoseRoy @meramyakrishnan @iamVishuReddy pic.twitter.com/pl5AnUSB35
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 27, 2021
‘Liger’ is scheduled to have a pan-India theatrical release.