The release date of Zanjeer has been locked as April 12, 2013. The movie is the remake on 1973 blockbuster movie, Zanjeer. Priyanka Chopra is playing the female lead in the movie. Apoorva Lakhia is wielding the megaphone.
Merupu was the title of Ram Charan’s shelved movie under the direction of Tamil director Dharani. Kajal was the female lead in that movie. But the movie was shelved due to over budget after shooting of one song. And Filmnagar sources say that Merupu is being considered as the title of the Telugu version of Ram Charan’s Bollywood debut movie, Zanjeer. The shooting of the movie is going on at brisk pace. The movie is also made simultaneously made in Telugu and Hindi and will have a simultaneous release. Chintakayala Ravi fame Yogi is supervising the Telugu version.