Zanjeer remake is on track!


The film propelled Amitabh Bachchan into his 'angry young man' avatar and has been in the news recently for its much-touted remake. The Zanjeer (1973) remake, which has south actor Ram Charan Teja reprising Bachchan's part and Sanjay Dutt stepping in the shoes of Pran's iconic Sher Khan, hit a stumbling block when the original's scriptwriter Salim Khan hit the makers with a copyright infringement charge, asking for damages to the tune of R6 crore. However, the undeterred makers are continuing shooting their version, waiting for the matter to be sorted.

An insider from the production team reveals that they recently shot a song, 'Pinky', with Priyanka Chopra, who is playing the female lead.

"We shot Priyanka's introductory song at Madh Island. She is dancing with 100 male back-up dancers," says the source. The track was composed by the Meet Brothers and choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. The song was