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
Continue to read Thoofan (Zanjeer) movie preview in the slideshow.
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
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
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,
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.