Vijay Deverakonda is thrilled about the release of his upcoming film Liger. Recently, he took to social media to post a photo of himself in a rugged look. The viral photo was shot by celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani. On June 14, Vijay Deverakonda spoke to Dabboo Ratnani on an Instagram live where the two stars spoke about their journey and what they like in each other. During the conversation, Deverakonda said that he was inspired by Shah Rukh Khan's journey and how he made it big in the industry without having any background in Bollywood.
Speaking about working with Dabboo Ratnani, Deverakonda said, "“It was a quick shoot, which is what I like about Dabboo. He knows what he wants and he gets it. Being featured in his calendar was always on my checklist and it finally happened in 2021.”He then spoke about how Shah Rukh Khan inspired him and said, "I have seen Shah Rukh Khan a few times on the calendar and since then, I have wanted to feature in the calendar. I like how SRK came from Delhi with nothing and became the King. He is very cool and his journey is quite inspiring to me.”