Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday-starrer Liger grosses Rs 33 crore worldwide on opening day
Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday-starrer sports drama Liger has raised Rs 33.12 crore gross worldwide on the first day of its theatrical release. This was the film’s overall collection in all the five languages it was released in.
Directed by Puri Jagannadh of Pokiri fame, the film released in theatres in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam on Thursday.
The movie is backed by Jagannadh and Charmme Kaur's banner Puri Connects and Karan Johar-led Dharma Productions.
“Liger packs a solid punch as Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday starrer collects Rs 33.12 crore gross worldwide,” the makers announced on Friday.
The #LigerHuntBegins at the box office delivering a solid punch on day 1!👊🏾#Liger in cinemas now! 🍿— Dharma Productions (@DharmaMovies) August 26, 2022
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The film grossed around Rs 3.6 crore on its opening day in the US, according to Sarigama Cinemas, the official overseas distributor.
#Liger USA Premieres gross $450K+ and counting 🔥🔥🔥— Sarigama Cinemas (@sarigamacinemas) August 25, 2022
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In the movie, Arjun Reddy star Deverakonda plays a kickboxer with a stutter. The film also features Ramya Krishna, Ronit Roy and Vishu Reddy. Boxing icon Mike Tyson appears in a special role in the film.
Liger is produced by Jagannadh and Kaur, along with Johar and Apoorva Mehta.