"You're killing us with your hotness."
Vijay Deverakonda has broken the internet after the new Liger poster was unveiled.
Liger is a sports action film and Vijay stars in the titular role, playing an MMA fighter.
Ananya Panday and Ronit Roy also star in the film while Mike Tyson has an extended cameo.
Vijay has now unveiled a new poster and it is creating waves.
He tweeted: “A film that took my everything.
“As a performance, mentally, physically my most challenging role. I give you everything! Coming soon.”
The poster features Vijay showing off his muscular physique and posing completely nude, holding just a bouquet of roses to cover his modesty.
The black and white image had the words ‘Saala Crossbreed’.
It has now got the internet talking, with many getting hot under the collar.
One fan wrote: “How hot Vijay Deverakonda!!! You’re killing us with your hotness.”
Another said: “Thanks for this hot poster of Vijay Deverakonda cos I’m sweating.”
A third person commented: “You’re proving why we are crazy about you.”
One person swooned: “Vijay Deverakonda is looking as gorgeous as ever. Jealous of those roses.”
The poster became such a hit among fans that the hashtag #SexiestPosterEver began trending on Twitter.
Celebrities were also in awe of the new Liger poster.
Janhvi Kapoor posted: “We’ve got a very special delivery to Bollywood and it’s looking a lot like Vijay Deverakonda. Liger coming soon.”
Karan Johar, who produced the film, reshared the poster and said:
“You don’t get these surprises every day.”
Rashmika Mandanna, who is a good friend of Vijay, said:
“When asked who was my inspiration… could never pick a name… And today I will Vijay Deverakonda (fire emoticons)
“Liger you have our love and support… show the country… no no the world what you can do… All the best.”
Sara Ali Khan wrote:
“Roses are red, violets are blue, here’s Vijay Deverakonda lookin’ smoking for you (and me too).”
Liger has been in the spotlight since it was first announced.
The film was originally set to release on September 9, 2021, but due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases at the time, it was postponed.
It will now be released on August 25, 2022, in Hindi, Telegu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.