That Vijay Deverakonda's next, directed by Puri Jagannadh, is going to be a Pan-India movie is well-known. Tentatively titled 'Fighter', this movie is being co-produced by Karan Johar of Dharma Productions.
The latest update is that Veteran Bollywood actor, Suniel Shetty, will be seen as Vijay Deverakonda's father in this movie. Both will be playing gangsters, as per the sources. Suniel Shetty has an action hero image. Though he is in his late 50s, he gives young actors a run for their money with his looks and fitness levels. Vijay Deverakonda also learnt martial arts specially for this movie. So, it would be good to see both of them together on screen.
Ananya Pandey has been cast opposite Vijay Deverakonda in 'Fighter'. The shoot would have been completed by now had it been not for the lock-down.