Arun Vijay gets ready for the bout

Arjun Vijay is all set to be part of sports-drama titled Boxer. As title suggests, he plays a professional boxer in the movie being directed by debutant Vivek.

Ritika Singh, who rose to fame with her portrayal of a boxer in Irudhi Suttru, will be playing a boxer-turned-sports journalist in the film.

Arun Vijay is camping in Vietnam to learn Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for the movie. He is training in Lien Phong Training Center, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Boxer will have music by Leon James and cinematography by Markus A Lujungbern (London). The movie will go on floors in June.

NT Bureau