Chiranjeevi played a 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. The Magadheera star is appearing as tough police office in Apporva Lakhia's Bollywood movie Zanjeer, which is simultaneously made in Telugu as Toofan.
Almost a decade and a half ago, film Pratibhandh launched Telugu heartthrob Chiranjeevi in Bollywood, as a hard nosed honest cop. Now after 23 years, Ram Charan Teja 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 megastar 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.