Bollywood Hungama was first to inform that Ananya Panday was roped in a lead role opposite Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda in an upcoming film tentatively titled Fighter. The actress began shooting in February 2020.
Speaking of working with him, Ananya Panday recently spoke to a portal stating that she is yet to meet someone as humble and grounded as Vijay Deverakonda despite him being a huge star. She said that he is soft-spoken and kind.
The upcoming film is being directed by Puri Jagannath. It will be presented in Hindi by Dharma Productions’ Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta. The film will also be dubbed in other south Indian languages.
On the work front, Ananya Panday is also working on Ali Abbas Zafar’s production Khaali Peeli, alongside Ishaan Khatter.