Ram Charan's ambitious remake of Zanjeer, directed by Apoorva Lakhia, will have a new character that was not part of Amitabh Bacchan's original. What kind is this new role, to be played by Atul Kulkarni, is not talked about by its makers.
Confirming his addition to the film's team, the 'Rang De Basanti' famed actor stated in an interview, 'The role that I play is completely new and original. It was not there in the 1973 film... However he didn't share more details but only revealed that the director has written a very good role for him.
The new 'Zanjeer' has Cherry reprising the lead role. Priyanka Chopra plays his lady love. Sanjay Dutt plays the iconic Sher Khan, played by Pran in original.