‘Fighter’: Ananya Panday Joins the Vijay Deverakonda led Film!!

A lot is being written, seen and shared about Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda’s Bollywood debut in Fighter, a Pan India film to be made in Hindi and all south Indian languages which being directed by Puri Jagannath, co-produced by Karan Johar, Puri Jagannath and Charmee Kaur. Since it’s Vijay’s first full-on action film, he has been training non-stop for it, losing weight and preparing to take off his shirt on camera.

Having said all of this, we still had no confirmation of who Vijay’s leading lady would be in Fighter. Now, it can be told it is Ananya Panday, Karan Johar’s blue-eyed girl after Alia Bhatt. Coincidentally, Alia too is making her Telugu debut this year (in SS Rajamouli’s RRR). In both Puri and Rajamouli’s projects, it was Karan Johar who was instrumental in getting his protégée’s on board.

A source very close to Karan Johar informs that Karan’s other blue-eyed girl Janhvi Kapoor was being seriously considered. “But Janhvi couldn’t adjust her dates, though she seriously wanted to be part of the film. It was when Karan asked Ananya Panday (who made her debut in Johar’s Student Of The Year 2). And she readily agreed,” says the source. Like Janhvi, Ananya is a big Vijay Deverakonda fan. The two did a fun photo-shoot together and are now getting ready for the first schedule of the film.

 

via Bollywood Hungama

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.