Almost a decade and a half ago, film 'Pratibhandh' launched Telugu heartthrob Chiranjeevi in Bollywood, as a hard nosed honest cop.

Ram Charan Teja

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.