Ever since Ananya Panday made her debut with Student Of The Year 2, she has been featuring on every filmmaker's list. After delivering a blockbuster titled Pati, Patni Aur Woh, the young starlet is on a constant film signing spree. With two projects yet to go on floors and one already being shot, the 22-year-old is winning hearts one film at a time. Now, as her upcoming venture with Shakun Batra is in its prep stage, Ananya, if reports are to be believed, has signed her next.
As per reports of a leading daily, the lovely daughter of Chunky Panday-Bhavana Pandey will feature opposite South star Vija Deverakonda in his first Hindi language film. The film, directed by renowned South filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, reportedly titled Fighter went on floors in Mumbai last month. Ananya, if sources are to be believed, will begin shooting for the same around mid-March or in the first week of April.
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Speaking of the film, it was earlier reported that Janhvi Kapoor will be starring opposite Vijay, whom she crushes upon. But, now it seems, Ananya has finally bagged the offer. Interestingly, Ananya's and Janhvi's mentor, Karan Johar is the presenter and joint producer of this Puri Jagannadh directorial. The film will star Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, Aali and Getup Srinu. In association with Puri Jagannadh Touring Talkies and Puri Connects, the project will be an action entertainer jointly produced by Puri Jagannadh, Charmme Kaur, Karan and Apoorva Mehta. The film will be released in Hindi along with other South Indian languages.
Workwise, Ananya is currently shooting with Ishaan Khatter for Khaali Peeli, which will release on June 12, 2020. She will shortly begin with Shakun's next starring Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi. Ananya is also a part of Excel Entertainment's yet-to-be-announced film starring Siddhant and Saif Ali Khan.
(Source: Mumbai Mirror)