Mumbai, Sep 4 (): Action film Zanjeer 2013, is a remake of 1973 super hit movie of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s Zanjeer. The remake version Zanjeer 2013 is releasing on September 6, Friday, 2013.
Directed by Apoorva Lakhia, the movie stars South Indian and Hindi cinema actress and actors. Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Atul Kulkarni from Hindi film industry and Ram Charan, Srihari, Prakash Raj, Mahi Gill, Ankur Bhatia, Tanikella Bharani from Telugu cinema are playing the main roles in the movie.
Ram Charan Teja, son of Tollywood megastar Siranjeevi, is also a popular star in Telugu film industry. The actor is marking his debut in Bollywood through this movie and is playing a significant role of ACP Vijay Khanna opposite Priyanka Chopra as Mala.
Ram Charan plays the role of an honest officer who gets transferred again and again by the system in order to chase the corrupt underworld dons. Sanjay Dutt, Prakash Raj and Mahie Gill are playing the characters of Sher Khan, Teja and Mona Darling respectively. The story of the film revolves around Vijay’s struggle against the system, his battle against his inner demons and his chase after villain Teja.
Film was shot simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu. Title for Telugu version is Toofan and the Telugu version is also releasing on the same date.
The Hindi version of the film is dubbed in Chinese and is named Chialo Kaxlaug. The Chinese version will be released on the same day. The Telugu version of the film is dubbed in Tamil and Malayalam. While Zanjeer was awarded a U/A certificate from the CBFC, its Telugu version Thoofan was awarded A certificate.
The music for the movie is given by Anand Raj Anand, Meet Bros Ahjjan and Chirantan Bhatt. Made at a budget of Rs 45 Crore, Zanjeer 2013 will release with the movie Suddh Desi Romance of Parineeti Chopra and Shushant Singh Rajput.