South actor Chiranjeevi played an honest cop in his Bollywood debut film in 1990 and now his son Ram Charan Teja is following his footsteps by essaying a similar role in his first Hindi movie.
Almost a decade and a half ago, film Pratibhandh launched Telugu actor Chiranjeevi in Bollywood, as a hard-nosed honest cop. Now after 23 years, Ram will also be seen in the avatar of a honest cop who battles his way to eliminate the deadly cartels of Oil Mafia (Prakash Raj) and protects the eyewitness (Priyanka Chopra) of a murder in the city in the remake version of Zanjeer.
The film is a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s hit 1973 film, Zanjeer, which saw Big B playing a cop and Jaya Bachchan his love interest. The new one, directed by Apoorva Lakhia stars Priyanka, Prakash Raj, Mahie Gill, Atul Kulkarni and Sanjay Dutt. It releases on September 6.