One more legal barrier before Zanjeer!

Posted : April 10, 2013 at 6:22 pm IST by ManaTelugu
Ever since Ram Charan started ‘Zanjeer’ the movie has been facing troubles. Freshly Salim Khan and Javed Akthar, writers of original ‘Zanjeer’ movie, have filed a petition in Mumbai High Court seeking stay on release of the new version. The duo writers say that, the new remake version cannot be made without their approval as they hold the copyrights of original movie. The Mumbai High Court has accepted the petition and the hearing of this will be on April 17th. The duo writers also asked for 6 crores compensation and for the royalty pay.

The movie is the remake on 1973 blockbuster movie, Zanjeer. Priyanka Chopra is playing the female lead in the movie. Apoorva Lakhia is wielding the megaphone.The movie is being made in Telugu and Hindi and both the versions will have simultaneous release. The Telugu version of the movie is titled ‘Toofan’.