By Hindustan Times
As the remake of 1973 film Zanjeer reels under copyright issues, writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar of the duo Salim-Javed, who wrote the original movie, hopes to resolve the problem amicably. "We have sent them a notice but we really hope they will solve it. We hope the problem will be solved
amicably and we can sit across the table and decide. If not, then we will have to take another step," Akhtar told reporters here.
The remake is being directed by Apoorva Lakhia and produced by Amit Mehra, son of late filmmaker Prakash Mehra, who financed the original film.
The remake is said to feature southern superstar Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra in prominent roles. The shooting of the film is under way and is being made in Hindi and Telugu simultaneously