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.
After Shahrukh Khan did a remake of Amitabh Bachchan's Don it will be the turn of Hrithik Roshan enact Big B in the remake of his movie Agneepath. Karan Johar plans to cast Hrithik in the powerful character of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan which till date remember one of his most famous ones. Agneepath which was produced by Karan's father Yash Johar and remains one of the biggest hits of Amitabh's career which earned him his first National Award.