Actor Vijay Deverakonda's next project with director Puri Jagannadh has finally taken a name. Sources close to the filmmaker have tipped that the movie has been christened 'Fighter'. There have been no official announcements yet from the makers, but it has been learnt that Jagannadh has already registered the title 'Fighter'. Touted to be centered on a martial artist with a stutter, the script was originally pitched to Jr NTR a few years ago. However, the project never took off for unknown reasons.
Expected to go on the floors towards the end of this year, the film will be jointly produced by Puri and his partner Charmee Kaur. Sources have confirmed that Mani Sharma has been roped in to compose music. Vijay will complete two pending projects, a yet untitled film with director Kranthi Madhav and 'Hero', before he joins the project.
Vijay's last release was 'Dear Comrade', in which he played a student leader who falls in love with a state-level cricket player. The movie, despite releasing amid major hype in four languages, was a box-office dud.