Directed and produced by Ramgopal Varma, Aag, inspired by the runaway hit of 1975, Sholay, will be released as Aggi in Telugu across south India on August 31 by the distributors Money Tree Entertainment. The film unit is arranging a press meeting at Taj Krishna hotel in Hyderabad at 8 pm on August 23 to explain the details of Aggi, in which the unit would explain about the film in the form of trailers and song clippings to the media. Amitabh Bachchan will attend the programme as the chief guest.
Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan, Sushmita Sen, Nisha Kothari, besides a debutant Prashant Raj, have played different roles in the film. Prasanna Sekhar has scored the music for the movie.
It might be recalled here that Ramgopal Varma had earlier brought out many hit films like Siva, Satya, Company, Rangeela and Sarkar in Hindi. It is learnt that the entire film unit is likely to participate in the press briefing.