Ram Charan Teja's latest outing Thoofan, which is simultaneously made in Hindi, is a remake of 1973 Hindi action-thriller film Zanjeer. Set in the backdrop of oil mafia, the movie revolves around the life of a police office, who takes revenge against the brutal murderers of his family. Ram Charan and Priyanka Chopra are essaying the roles of Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan portrayed in the original.
Along with Suresh Nair, Apoorva Lakhia, who is directing Thoofan, has written the story and screenplay for the modern version of Zanjeer. Sticking to the original theme, the director has made several changes in the script to suit the taste of present generation. He has also made use of adequate technology to make the film look quite different from the original and fresh to the viewers.
Vijay is an honest and powerful police officer. Teja, who is the gang leader of oil mafia, gets him jailed for six months on false charges. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge against the gang. With the help of a girl named Mala, he decides to track down the killer of his family and punish them. How he avenges the death of his family will form the crux of this revenge drama.
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Cherry-PC's Roles In Thoofan
In Thoofan, Ram Charan Teja is playing the police officer Vijay, which was portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan in the original, while Priyanka Chopra reprises Jaya's role - Mala. Talented actor Srihari would essay the role Sher Khan (Pathan), originally played by Pran.
Thoofan Supporting Cast
Popular South Indian villain Prakash Raj is playing the oil mafia don Teja, which was portrayed by Ajith in the original movie Zanjeer. Mahie Gill will reprise Bindu's role Mona Darling. Tanikella Bharani appears as Jaydev in Thoofan.
Some portions of Thoofan have been shot in Mumabi and remaining portions have been canned in a 25-day schedule at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. Production team claims that few song sequences have also been filmed in some exotic foreign locales.
Thoofan – A Treat For Action Lovers
Thoofan is touted to be an action thriller and its promos show that the movie has some of the best action scenes. Ram Charan, who appears as a powerful cop, has done some risky and dare devil stunts for Thoofan, which are going to be one of the main attractions in the film.
Music - One Of Main Attractions In Thoofan
Meet Bros Anjjan, Chirantan Bhatt and Anand Raj Anand have scored music for the film Thoofan. Released in the last week of August, the audio of the movie has received very good response from the music lovers.
Thoofan Production Team
Thoofan has been jointly produced by Puneet and Sumeet Prakash Mehra under the banners of Adai Mehra Productions and Flying Turtle Films. Reliance Entertainments is the presenter of the film. As per its trailer, the movie, which has been made with a whopping budget, has rich production values.
Thoofan Promos Impress Viewers
The first look and official theatrical trailer of Thoofan have been launched on its YouTube Official Channel on 25 March, 2013. The promos, which opened to a rave public response, have soared up the viewers' expectations to the sky high. The Mega fans are eagerly waiting to see the film.
Thoofan Clears Censor Test
Thoofan has recently cleared all the formalities of the Regional Censor Board, which has awarded it an 'A' certificate without any cuts. The sources say that the film got this rating due to some of its dare-devil action scenes.
Thoofan Marks Priyanka's Tollywood Debut
Thoofan, which is simultaneously made as Zanjeer in Hindi, marks the Bollywood debut of Ram Charan, who has put in lot of hard work for the film. It also marks the Tollywood debut of Piggy Chops aka Priyanka Chopra.
Thoofan Dubbed Versions
This remake is dubbed in Chinese as Chialo Kaxlaug and in Tamil and Malayalam as Thoofan. All these version of Thoofan are scheduled to release on September 6, 2013.
Thoofan In Legal Problem
Thoofan was facing legal problems after Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar, who were seeking interim injunction on the release of the film. But the Bombay High Court has dismissed their application and cleared the way for its release.
Thoofan Release Date
The proposed protests in Telangana and Seemadhra, which have already postponed the release of Ram Charan's Yevadu a few times, are the big threats for Thoofan. It should be seen whether they will allow the movie Thoofan to release on time or not.