Vijay Deverakonda is all set to make his big Bollywood debut with Liger. But even before the film’s release, Arjun Reddy’s star has a loyal fan base. Vijay is deeply invested in the film and he is leaving no stone unturned to promote it along with his co-star Ananya Panday.
During these promotions, one thing that stood out or rather surprised many was Vijay’s chappals. Vijay wore regular footwear during the events and he ditched high-fi, fancy shoes. Even Ranveer Singh was amazed at Deverakonda’s choice. Vijay’s public appearance has attracted attention, with many stunned and thought to be his reason behind adopting a chappal worth Rs 199.
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Well, when it comes to reports, Vijay has deliberately chosen to wear a simple chappal because his character in the movie is an underdog and he wants to stay connected with the character. According to a report from Pinkvilla, Vijay’s stylist has confirmed that the actor himself suggested the idea of adopting a chappal for the promotions as it will be true to his character. The portal quoted Harmann, a VD’s frequent stylist, as stating, “Liger promotions was something I was really looking forward to. There were so many brands and designers constantly chasing to construct/design the looks for Vijay. I was all over it.” ready to make it really top chill until one day Vijay called me and said let’s be closest to the character and keep a very underdog look.”
See, that’s why Vijay was spotted promoting the movie in Chappal and traveling on local trains. The star wants to connect with the masses, and it has succeeded. Vijay’s shoes are all the rage and his die-hard fans love its simplicity. Liger Saala Crossbreed hits theaters on August 25.