Mike Tyson is all set to star in Karan Johar’s ‘LIGER’!
The boxing legend will be making his Bollywood debut in the upcoming sports action film Liger which also stars Indian actor Vijay Deverakonda, who plays a kickboxer with a stutter, and Anaya Panday.
Karan Johar’s production house shared that the legend is ready to celebrate Diwali with a few punches.
The legend @MikeTyson is ready to celebrate this #Diwali with a few punches!👊🏻@TheDeverakonda @ananyapandayy @karanjohar #PuriJagannadh @charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18 @RonitBoseRoy @meramyakrishnan @iamVishuReddy @PuriConnects pic.twitter.com/XKF9fvKCcO
— Dharma Productions (@DharmaMovies) November 4, 2021
“For the first time ever, the king of the ring will be seen on the big screens of Indian cinema,” Johar said in the tweet earlier.
“Welcoming Mike Tyson to the Liger team!” The tweet is accompanied by a video showing Tyson facing off with Deverakonda.
We’ve seen Tyson making cameo appearances in various Hollywood movies lets see how things go for him at the Indian box office.
For the first time ever, the king of the ring will be seen on the big screens of Indian cinema! Welcoming @MikeTyson to the #LIGER team!🥊 #NamasteTyson@TheDeverakonda @ananyapandayy #PuriJagannadh @charmmeofficial @apoorvamehta18 @RonitBoseRoy @meramyakrishnan @iamVishuReddy pic.twitter.com/pl5AnUSB35
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 27, 2021
Liger was originally due to be released on Sept. 9 but was delayed amid the pandemic restrictions and closure of cinemas.