Check out the official first look of actor Hrithik Roshan in the
remake of the 1990s film Agneepath. The film will hit the
theatres on 13th January 2012, informed the producer of the film
Karan Johar. Actor Hrithik will reprise Amitabh Bachchan's iconic
role Vijay Dinanath Chauhan in the coming Agneepath.
Actress Priyanka Chopra will be the female lead, while the
character played by Mithun Chakraborty in the original has not
found place in the remake. Sanjay Dutt would play the villain's
role which was played by Danny Denzongpa in the original. Dutt has
shaved his head and has bulked up to look deadly in the
Veteran Rishi Kapoor too will be seen in a negative role. Directed
by Karan Malhotra, the remake is reportedly radically different
from the original film. Hrithik's look in the film was revealed on
July 5 when Karan Johar officially posted the link to the
Agneepath's facebook page on twitter.
The original Agneepath was directed by Mukul Anand. It
starred Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Rohini
Hattangadi and Danny Denzongpa and was produced by Yash Johar,
Karan's late father. The film failed at the Box-Office, but
Bachchan's performance as Vijay Dinanath Chauhaan was well
appreciated by people. He also won national award for Best Actor
for the film.