The remake will be directed by by Karan Malhotra whom Karan considers one of his most promising assistants. Karan plans to stick to the original dialogues in the movie as they were its highlighting part. Earlier Farhan Akhtar had earlier cast Shahrukh Khan in the remake of Amitabh's Don. Although the movie had done commercially well critics believed Shahrukh did not fit well into Big B's shoes. It remains to be seen if Hrithik scores one over Shahrukh this time.