Liger is an upcoming sports action drama movie which is set to be released on 25th August. Liger has simultaneously been shot in Hindi and Telugu, which makes it Bollywood and Tollywood movie. Liger also marks the Bollywood debut of Vijay Deverakonda and Tollywood debut of Ananya Pandey.
Liger is a sports action movie, based on a life of a boxer. This has kept many fans in question whether Liger movie is based on a real life boxer or it is a fictional movie. Read on to know whether Liger is based on a true story.
Vijay Deverakonda’s Liger Based on a True Story?
Vijay plays the role of a kick boxer. Liger’s trailer, Vijay’s acting and supporting actors actually makes one believe that the movie is actually based on a true story. But sadly, that is not the case. Liger is not based on any sports person or athlete’s story. Liger movie is just another fictional story.
Vijay Deverakonda’s Role in Liger is Based on which Indian Boxer?
Vijay Deverakonda’s character could have been adapted from many Indian boxers and wrestlers such as Vijender Singh, Shiva Thapa, Sushil Kumar, etc. But sadly, Vijay Deverakonda’s character is not based on any of these wrestlers and boxers.
Is Liger Movie Based on Mike Tyson?
America’s famous boxer Mike Tyson also makes an extended cameo appearance in Liger movie. Mike’s appearance prompted fans and made them believe that parts of Liger movie are based on the famous American boxer. This too, is not the case. The only reason why Mike Tyson made his way in Liger movie was his association with boxing and Liger movie is also based on boxer.
So long story short, Liger movie is not based on any Indian wrestler or boxer, nor it is based on American boxer Mike Tyson. Liger is based on a fictional story.