Producer Karan Johar's upcoming movie Agneepath, which is directed by his former assistant Karan Malhotra, is the official remake of the 1990 Hindi film of the same name. The action thriller film features Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt and Rishi Kapoor in the lead roles.
Story: Vijay Dinanath Chauhan (Hrithik Roshan) is a son of a principled father, who stays in a small village Mandwa. His life is shattered completely when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena (Sanjay Dutt) hangs his father to death. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant mother and he takes an oath that he will return back to Mandwa and bring back the glory of his father's name and take revenge against Kancha Cheena. He joins drug lord Rauf Lala (Rishi Kapoor) in Mumbai. He finds support in his only friend Kaali (Priyanka Chopra). Fifteen years later, his hatred for Kancha takes him back to Mandwa where life comes full circle.
Hrithik Roshan as Vijay Deenanath Chauhan
Priyanka Chopra as Kaali Gawde
Sanjay Dutt as Kancha Cheena
Rishi Kapoor as Rauf Lala
Zarina Wahab as Suhasini Chauhan
Om Puri as Inspector
Katrina Kaif Special appearance in an Item number "Chikni Chameli"
Music: The movie Agneepath has six songs, which have been penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by the duo Ajay-Atul. The music of the movie has become a big rage on the internet. Especially, Katrina Kaif starrer item song 'Chikni Chameli', which is choreographed by Ganesh Acharya, has gone viral on the net. The top reviewers of Tinsel Town have given positive reviews for the music of the film.
Shooting: Agneepath went on floors in January 2011 and it has been shot at Diu and Mumbai in India. Hrithik Roshan and Sanjay Dutt have undertaken a strict exercise regime to gain muscle for this action thriller. Both actors suffered injuries during the shooting of the movie. The movie was initially scheduled to release on November 11, 2011, but it was later pushed to January 26, 2012, due to delay in the shooting.