Vijay Deverakonda appears before ED for his film Liger

Vijay Deverakonda was called by ED for questioning. This case is related to his previous film Liger.

Jalpana Mohanty
Jalpana Mohanty

Film actor Vijay Deverakonda arrived at the ED’s office on Wednesday to answer questions. This whole matter is related to foreign investment in his previous film Liger. Earlier, the film’s director Puri Jagannath and producer Charmy Kaur were called for questioning by the ED. Vijay Devarakonda, a popular and well-known name in South films, arrived at the Enforcement Directorate’s office in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Enforcement Directorate was interrogating Vijay Deverakonda

The 33-year-old actor was being questioned since 8:00 am. Earlier, the ED had received information that foreign investment had been made in Liger through money laundering through hawala. This has been done at the behest of a senior politician from Telangana. Liger was released across the cinema halls on August 25 this year. Vijay Deverakonda also made his Hindi debut through this film. Ananya Pandey also had an important role in Liger.

Apart from him, Chunky Pandey’s daughter Ananya Pandey also had an important role in this film. The film was made with a whopping budget of Rs 125 crore. However, it failed to attract the audience. Mike Tyson was also cast in the film. The film was also released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. There were also many heavy action scenes in the film. The film could not earn even 30% of its budget.

Liger film has a loss of 61 crores

The film got an opening of ₹ 23 crores worldwide while in Andhra Pradesh itself it got an opening of ₹ 15.3 crores. It is being said that the film has suffered a loss of 61 crores. It is one of the biggest box office flops of this year. Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, and Makarand Deshpande also had important roles in the film. Liger was jointly produced by Puri Jagannadh, Charmy Kaur, and Karan Johar.

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