ZANJEER REMAKE

  • Consent from original crew is the right way for remakes: Farhan September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, whose father-scriptwriter Javed has been embroiled in a legal battle with those remaking 'Zanjeer', says the right way to go about remakes is to take the consent of those associated with the original. The remake of the 1973 Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya starrer has been in news regarding copyright...
  • Approval of SalimJaved must for 'Zanjeer' remake, says Arbaaz Khan April 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arbaaz Khan, whose father Salim coscripted the film, feels that it's important to take the consent of all the people who were part of the original while remaking a movie. The remake of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer has been in news regarding copyright and royalty issues. Both ...
  • Sorry, no Amitabh Bachchan in 'Zanjeer' remake March 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Contrary to reports, Amitabh Bachchan, who played the iconic cop Vijay in Prakash Mehra's 'Zanjeer' in 1973, won't be making an appearance in the remake. When contacted, director Apoorva Lakhia said: "Although it would be an honour for any filmmaker to have India's most iconic actor in his film, Amitji...
  • Amitabh Bachchan likes 'Zanjeer' remake trailer, says its 'smashing' March 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan finds trailer of 'Zanjeer' remake 'smashing' and gives his best wishes to the cast and crew. A remake of 1973 super hit action thriller, which was Big B's first blockbuster, the new 'Zanjeer' is directed by Apoorva Lakhia and features Ramcharan Teja, Priyanka Chopra and Sanjay Dutt...
  • Dad's frail health makes Priyanka forget her dialogue December 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra is said to be going through tremendous turmoil and stress because of her father's frail health. It was evident at a recent shoot when the actress faced the camera with Sanjay Dutt for Apoorva Lakhia's 'Zanjeer'. Priyanka kept forgetting her lines, says a source. "It was not like Priyanka...
  • Akhtar hopes to resolve 'Zanjeer' issue amicably April 23, 2012

    Mumbai: As the remake of 1973 film 'Zanjeer' reels under copyright issues, writerlyricist Javed Akhtar of the duo SalimJaved, who wrote the original movie, hopes to resolve the problem amicably. "We have sent them a notice but we really hope they will solve it. We hope the problem will be solved...
  • 'Zanjeer' remake gets stuck in copyright issues April 20, 2012

    Writers of the original movie, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar are reportedly mulling legal action against Apurva Lakhia and Prakash Mehra. ...