All You Need to Know About Mike Tyson’s Upcoming Movie

Published 09/28/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 13: Former champion Mike Tyson poses on the red carpet during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)


Back in the 1990s, Mike Tyson was the most ferocious and devastating knockout star of boxing. He redefined the sport with his incredible talent and brought back a tremendous amount of eyeballs and excitement towards the sport.

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Tyson, however, was not just a great boxer, but had various other talents. With time, Tyson unleashed his sublime acting skills, and he got an opportunity to showcase the same in a number of films.

Many of Tyson’s performances have gathered immense love from fans around the globe. Citing that, Tyson is again charged up to work in his very first pan-India project, on a film named Liger.

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In this movie, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ will join hands with Tollywood sensation, Vijay Deverakonda, alongside Ananya Pandey as the lead actress.

Puri Jagannadh will direct this movie. The producers of the movie include Karan Johar, Apoorv Mehta, and Charmme Kaur.

Recently, Charmme Kaur shared a statement on Twitter about Tyson’s appearance in this movie.

She wrote, “With all pride, for the 1st time ever on Indian screens, LEGENDARY @miketyson is on board for our prestigious project #LIGER”

“This is my birthday present to u #PURIJAGANNADH”

“@thedeverakonda can’t wait to experience the madness”

 

Mike Tyson – A multi-talented star

There’s no concrete news on Tyson‘s role in this film. However, this movie is about a mixed martial arts expert and the former heavyweight king will have a vital role to play here. Tyson is really popular in India and has millions of fans across the country. Therefore, this news has certainly left all boxing fans really excited.

Tyson has been a part of some memorable movies till now. The legendary fighter has already worked in movies like Ip Man 3, The Last O.G (The Breaks), The Hangover, and Entourage (Bottoms Up). Therefore, people are very excited to see what he does in his next movie.

The world is aware of Tyson’s exuberant boxing skills. And over the past decades, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ has proved his mettle in the acting space too.

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LOS ANGELES – FEBRUARY 11: Boxer Mike Tyson arrives at the premiere of “Against the Ropes” at the Chinese Theater on February 11, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Alongside boxing and acting, Tyson even runs his own podcast. Wherein he interviews stars from different career segments.

On top of that, he even takes exhibition fights to lure his supporters and there’s not much anyone can ask from a 55-year-old. No one in the sport of boxing comes close to what Tyson’s achieved in his overall life and career. Now fans are eagerly waiting for Tyson’s next adventure.

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How excited are you to see Tyson in his new movie?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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