RGV calls Vijay Devarakonda a cross between Mahesh and Pawan


Tollywood Rowdy Star Vijay Devarakonda is currently shooting for Puri Jagannath's Pan India movie Liger which is progressing at brisk pace. Ananya Pandey is playing female lead in this action drama. On Monday, Director Ram Gopal Varma took to Twitter to laud Vijay Deverakonda's performance in Liger after watching a few scenes from the film.

RGV took to Twitter to share his side of the story stating “Saw scenes of @KaranJohar presented #PuriJagan directed and @Charmmeofficial produced LIGER ..More than a CROSS between TIGER and LION @TheDeverakonda looks like a SUPER CROSS between @pawankalyan (Pawan Kalyan) @urstrulyMahesh (Mahesh Babu) @RaviTeja_offl (Ravi Teja) and @iTIGERSHROFF (Tiger Shroff).”

Thanking director Puri Jagannadh and co-producer Charmme Kaur, he wrote, "The SCREEN PRESENCE of @TheDeverakonda in LIGER Is GREATER than any STAR i have seen in the last 2 DECADES..Thank you #PuriJagan and @Charmmeofficial for bringing it out (sic)."

Touted to be a sports drama, Liger will see Vijay playing the role of a boxer. The project will be co-produced by the actress turned producer Charmme Kaur and Karan Johar.