Bollywood star Ananya Pandey has been finalized as the leading lady of Vijay Deverakonda starrer Fighter. This is a bi-lingual film, which will be directed by Puri Jagannadh.
The shooting of the film has commenced yesterday. Vijay Deverakonda is being trained in different action forms for this film.
Karan Johar and Charmme Kaur along with Puri Jagganadh are producing this film. It is needless to say that it is due to Karan Johar's suggestion that Ananya has bagged this film.
Initially Jahnvi Kapoor was considered for this role. But since she could not adjust the dates the role has gone to Ananya Pandey.