Sanjay Dutt is playing the role of a villain, which was played by Danny Denzongpa as Kancha Cheena in the cult classic. In the original version, Danny had a different hair look but Karan Johar, who wants to give a complete new look to the film, has decided to give Sanjay Dutt a bald look. The filmmaker has roped in world class make-up artist Robin Slater to style the lead actors.
However, Agneepath remake will star Hrithik Roshan in the main lead role, which was portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan in Mukul Anand directorial film. Priyanka Chopra is playing his love interest in the film. It is directed by Karan Malhotra. Ajay and Atul are composing the music.