Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday to share screen space
MUMBAI [Maha Media]: Actors Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday will be seen sharing screen space in director Puri Jagannadh's upcoming pan-India venture.
Filmmaker Karan Johar took to Twitter to announce the news of the upcoming yet untitled film. 'Fighter' will feature Vijay in an out-and-out action-packed character. The film will be high on action. He will play a character with a stutter. He underwent training in mixed martial arts in Thailand for the project.
'Fighter' also stars Ronit Roy and Ramya Krishnan.
Welcoming the stunning @ananyapandayy for our Pan-India venture with @TheDeverakonda, directed by @purijagan! @Charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18. It's going to be a thrilling ride! @PuriConnects #PCfilm #AnanyaPandayVijayDeverakonda," Karan, who is producing the film, tweeted.
Ananya said she is "happy, blessed and excited to be associated for a Pan-India film."
Jagannadh too took to the micro-blogging website to welcome Ananya on board.
Jagannadh wrote: "Happy to Welcome on board Gorgeous @ananyapandayy for our Pan-India venture with my hero @TheDeverakonda produced by @karanjohar... Having fun directing this cool venture."
Deverakonda welcomed Ananya to "the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam industries."
Details related to the film are still under wraps.
Meanwhile, Vijay is currently basking in the success of Telugu film 'World Famous Lover', which released on Valentine's Day. Ananya, on the other hand, is two-films-old in the industry. She has 'Student Of The Year 2' and 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' to her credits.