Boxing legend Mike Tyson to feature in Bollywood movie ‘Liger’


The Cinema Times, Kathmandu – Mike Tyson the former boxing champ will now be featured in upcoming Indian movie Liger. The movie will be made in different languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.

Leading Telugu actor Vijay Deverakonda who is also “the most searched” south Indian actor on Google, who will be starring in the film, tweeted: “We promised you Madness! We are just getting started 🙂 For the first time on Indian Screens. Joining our mass spectacle – #LIGER . The Baddest Man on the Planet. The God of Boxing, The Legend, the Beast, the Greatest of all Time! IRON MIKE TYSON #NamasteTYSON.”

The film is about a mixed martial arts expert (Vijay), who fights several international boxers including Tyson. The film is being shot in Goa.

“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,” said Karan Johar on Twitter. Karan, his Dharma Productions and others are producing the film.

Ananya Panday, who also stars in the film, posted on her Instagram site: Namaste Tyson For the 1st time Ever Introducing the Master of the RING to the INDIAN SCREENS DYNAMITE @MikeTyson on Board for #Liger