Cast overview, first billed only: Amitabh Bachchan Insp. Vijay Khanna Jaya Bachchan Mala (as Jaya Bhaduri) Pran Sher Khan Om Prakash De Silva Ajit Seth Dharam Dayal Teja
Why is Zanjeer important to South Indian cinema?
In addition to being a turning point for Bachchan’s career and Hindi cinema, Zanjeer was also a turning point for South Indian cinema, with Bachchan’s acting inspiring future Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth. Zanjeer remains an important film in the history of Indian cinema and is regarded as a classic today.
Why did Zanjeer start a new wave in Bollywood?
The film started a new wave in Bollywood. At a time when India was suffering from corruption and low economic growth, and the common man was left with frustration and anger over the system, Zanjeer began shifting Hindi cinema in a violent and aggressive direction.
Who is the White Horse in the movie Zanjeer?
The film opens on Diwali with the murder of young Vijay Khanna’s parents, committed by a man of unknown identity with a white horse on his charm bracelet, “zanjeer”. Because of this traumatic event, Vijay has recurring nightmares of a white stallion.
Teja is the head of an oil mafia operation and doesn’t want Ria alive. Vijay manages to convince Ria to give a statement which makes her perpetrators come after her.
Is the movie Zanjeer based on a true story?
Zanjeer movie is a remake of the Hindi 1973 film of the same name. The film revolves around Vijay’s struggle against the system, his battle against his inner demons and the his chase after Teja. Vijay is a brutally honest police officer who has been transferred yet again by the system for chasing the corrupt underworld goons.