The blame for the film’s failure now seems to have been heaped on Vijay Deverakonda’s own head. A report related to the film has come out. The film Liger, directed by Puri Jagannath, had a budget of around 100 crores. Where a large number of cast and crew were involved but all in vain.
You must have heard a saying that ‘Ghun ke ghun bhi pista hai’… Superstar Vijay Deverakonda, who gave amazing films in the south, made his Bollywood debut with the film Liger and added his name to the ranks of consecutive flops. Liger turned out to be a major flop at the box office. In the film, Vijay Deverakonda was seen romancing Ananya Pandey. Both Vijay Deverakonda tried hard to handle Ananya’s over acting but all their efforts failed, weak story, poor direction and over acting by the cast drowned the film’s booty.
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The blame for the film’s failure now seems to have been heaped on Vijay Deverakonda’s own head. A report related to the film has come out. The film Liger, directed by Puri Jagannath, had a budget of around 100 crores. Where a large number of cast and crew were involved but all in vain. The makers also invested heavily in campaigns to reach out to the masses, but they failed to live up to the audience’s expectations. There was a great loss to the producers. Seeing the heavy loss for the producers, Vijay Deverakonda has reportedly returned his 6 crore fee to the filmmakers.
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The Geetha Govindam actor has decided to make up for the loss. According to reports, the actor has given back a part of his acting fee to the producers of around Rs 6 crore to compensate for their loss. However, these claims have not been officially confirmed yet. After the rumors that Vijay had compensated for the loss went viral, fans praised the actor for such a thoughtful gesture.
Vijay Deverakonda played the titular MMA fighter boxer in the film and Ananya Panday played his ladylove. The Telugu and Hindi bilingual marked Vijay’s first pan-India release. Vijay and Ananya also acted together for the first time in this film. Leger also stars Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy and Makarand Deshpande in pivotal roles. It also features legendary boxer Mike Tyson in a cameo role. The film has so far earned around Rs 66 crore worldwide.