By Hindustan Times
Salim-Javed, the scriptwriters of original Zanjeer have decided to take legal action against Amit Mehra, son of late Prakash Mehra who is producing the remake. Unlike Amit's claim, Javed Akhtar has not given go-ahead for the remake, reports Mumbai Mirror.
“We have hired a legal team to deal with the copy right issue of Zanjeer. Amit Mehra had come to me and Salim for the permission to remake the blockbuster. We suggested sitting across the table and sorting out the matter professionally however Amit kept on vascillating and later went to the media claiming he has got the clearance from us and he is going to start shooting soon. So we had no choice but to take legal action for royalty for the copyright,” Akhtar told the tabloid.
Amit had earlier said that he had taken permission for the remake. “We have