Thoofan is an action oriented movie with oil mafia backdrop where Ramcharan playing a role of powerfull cop ACP Vijay Khanna along with Priyanka Chopra in the female lead. Srihari, Prakash Raj, Ankur Bhatia and Tanikella Bharani in lead roles.
Story in detail:
ACP Vijay Khanna (Ram Charan Teja) is a brutally honest police officer who has been transferred yet again by the system for chasing the corrupt underworld goons. He is in charge of a case where the key eye witness Mala (Priyanka Chopra) has seen a murder by Teja (Prakash Raj)'s Gang and refuses to co-operate. 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.
He gives her shelter in his house to protect here and soon realizes that she is slowly becoming an important part of his life. He also encounters Sher Khan (Srihari) who is into buying and selling of illegal cars. Seeing Vijay's honesty and determination, Sher Khan turns over a new leaf and mends his ways to transform into a person who now only goes by the book. He has made Vijay a friend for life and will do anything to help him out.
Vijay on the other hand is also battling his inner demons where he is searching for his parents killers. He witnessed their cold blooded murder as a child and the nightmares continue to haunt him till date.
The Hindi version too has the same star cast, except in Sri Hari's role there will be Sanjay Dutt and in Tanikella Bharani's role there will be Atul Kulkarni. Mahi Gill plays the role Mona Darling in the film.
Apoorva Lakhia directed this movie simultaneously in Hindi (Zanjeer) and Telugu. The film marks the Bollywood debut of Ram Charan. It is a remake of the 1973 Hindi film of the same name. The Hindi version of the film is to be dubbed in Chinese as Chialo Kaxlaug. The Telugu version of the film is to be dubbed in Tamil and Malayalam. The release date is scheduled for September 6, 2013.
The first look and official theatrical trailer of Thoofan launched by Reliance Entertainment on its YouTube Official Channel on 25 March 2013 to rave public response, The audio was released by Victory Venkatesh released in the presence of Sri Hari and Allu Arvind at Shilpa Kala Vedika on August 27, 2013.