Agneepath is the 2012 remake of the 1990 Hindi film of the same name. It is produced by Karan Johar and directed by Karan Johar’s former assistant Karan Malhotra. Hrithik Roshan will play the role originally played by Amitabh Bachchan. Priyanka Chopra plays the female lead. The main villain role is played by Sanjay Dutt whereas Rishi Kapoor appears as another villain in the film. Actress Zarina Wahab will play Hrithik Roshan’s mother. Shooting took place in Mumbai’s film city and Gujarat’s Diu, India.
Hrithik in the Agneepath poster
Hrithik Roshan wearing red tilak
Hrithik Roshan kissing Priyanka Chopra in Agneepath
Hrithik Roshan in action mode
Filming of the Agneepath remake started in January 2011. Hrithik Roshan and Sanjay Dutt both undertook a strict exercise and diet regime to gain muscle for the film. The initial release date of the film was November 11th, 2011. However, it was pushed to January 26th, 2012. On October 18th, it was reported that Hrithik Roshan had injured himself during shooting. The shooting was then delayed by 15 days.
Hrithik Roshan is the man on fire
Hrithik and Priyanka on the Poster
All the songs are composed by the duo Ajay-Atul while lyrics are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. “Chikni Chameli” was released separately as a single. The song “Chikni Chameli” is a remake of the Marathi song “Kombdi Palili” from the movie Jatra.