Vijay Deverakonda's upcoming film Linger is one of the most awaited sports dramas of the year. Directed by Puri Jagannadh, Liger stars Ananya Panday in a lead role. The latest update about the film is that the makers of the film have roped in popular Hollywood stunt choreographer. Andy Long has been a member of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team since 2011. Trained in several forms of martial arts Andy Long is one of the most popular stunt choreographers in Hollywood.
"We're so excited to announce the newest addition to our #LIGER team - the esteemed Hollywood stunt choreographer, #AndyLong & team. Who has previously worked with Jackie Chan and many other Hollywood films. Get ready for some power-packed action!" read the announcement from the makers of Liger.
Karan Johar's Dharma Productions is co-producing the film in association with Puri Connects. Vijay and Ananya recently wrapped up a big schedule in Mumbai. Sources say Andy Long will help choreograph high-voltage action sequences in the upcoming sports drama. According to sources, the makers are planning a shooting schedule in a foreign location.
Vijay Deverakonda is making his Bollywood debut with Liger. Apart from Vijay and Ananya, the film also stars Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, among others. Liger will hit the theatres on September 9th in 5 languages: Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.
On the work front, Vijay Deverakonda has an untitled film helmed by Sukumar in his kitty. He will also join hands with Siva Nirvana for a film. Ananya will next appear in Shakun Batra's next directorial.
Hollywood Stunt Choreographer #AndyLong & Team,who worked for JackieChan and many other Hollywood films, is roped in for #LIGER