Ananya Pandey bags lead role in Vijay Devarkonda's Bollywood debut
Telugu actor Vikay Deverakonda, best known for films such as "Arjun Reddy" and "Dear Comrade" is these days shooting for his first pan Hindi film. The untitled project directed by Puri Jagannadh and produced jointly by Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta went on the floors in Mumbai last month. The film which happens to be a mixed martial arts-heavy action film which will also release in all the South languages. Talking about the leading lady, there were previous reports that either Janhvi Kapoor or Ananya Panday could be seen opposite the actor in the film. Well, now it seems that the Student of the Year 2 actress has bagged the crucial role.
A report in Mumbai Mirror states that Ananya is the one who will be seen working with Vijay in the film. A closed source informed the portal about the fact that the makers were keen on getting a young actress on board. The source further said, "Ananya is eager to work with Vijay and is expected to start shooting mid-March or in the first week of April." However, nothing has been confirmed by the makers yet.