Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:30:00 GMT | By IANS

Bigger role for Sanjay in 'Zanjeer'

Director Apoorva Lakhia reworks Sanjay Dutt's role in the remake of 'Zanjeer'.

Bigger role for Sanjay in 'Zanjeer' (© Varinder Chawla)

New Delhi: An overwhelming response to Sanjay Dutt's look in the 'Zanjeer' remake has compelled director Apoorva Lakhia to rework the actor's role as Sher Khan in the film.

Sanjay plays the iconic role of Sher Khan, a character made famous by Pran in the original film.

According to source, after Sanjay's negative character as Kaancha Cheena in 'Agneepath', his new look as Sher Khan has attracted a lot of interest, therefore, the director decided to add a song and few action sequences featuring Sanjay.

Confirming the same, Lakhia said that they will shoot for the additional scenes in February.

"Yes! He has given us extended dates and we are going to shoot in February. We are very excited about the film. I am really happy to work with Sanju sir again after 'Shootout At Lokhandwala' in 2007," Lakhia said in a statement.

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