Posts Tagged ‘Agneepath Remake’

Hrithik to Play Big B’s Role in ‘Agneepath’ Remake

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan immortalized the character of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan in the 1990’s movie Agneepath. After two decades, filmmaker Karan Johar is going to revive the character with today’s superstar Hrithik Roshan.

Although, it was a dream of Big B’s son actor Abhishek Bachchan to play the role but he was not even offered. Hrithik is supposed to be Karan’s first choice to play this role, where he will be seen playing an international gangster. This role of ‘Dina Nath’ earned a national award for Big B.

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Posted by Editor on 7 July, 2010
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Mithun’s Character Chopped out of new Agneepath, Solo-Hero Film won’t Star Abhishek

You may think Abhishek is the first, last and natural choice to play Amitabh Bachchan’s role in a new-age remake of the 1990’s cult gangster film Agneepath. In fact it was presumed by a large section of the entertainment industry that Abhishek would play the eponymous part of Vijay Dinanath Chauvan while Jaya Bachchan will play Vijay’s mother, previously played by Rohini Hattangadi in the original directed by late Mukul Anand.

However, it has now come to light that Abhishek was never offered the lead in the Agneepath remake.

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Posted by Editor on 5 July, 2010
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