Yash Chopra impressed with Hrithik in Agneepath

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  • Updated: Nov 10, 2011 19:14 IST
  • Pic: Agneepath

    Curtains have finally been raised from the much-awaited remake of the 1990 film Agneepath, which was recently promoted at an event in Mumbai. The film ...

  • Pic: Hrithik Roshan

    Hrithik Roshan plays the legendary role of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan. It became iconic after Amitabh Bachchan's portrayal in the original.

  • Pic: Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra

    Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra will be playing the lead couple in the remake.

  • Pic: Rishi Kapoor

    This is the first time Rishi Kapoor will be playing a negative character on the silver screen.

  • Pic: original Agneepath

    The original Agneepath was produced by Karan Johar's father Yash Johar, who always wanted to remake the film.

  • Pic: Sanjay Dutt

    Sanjay Dutt will be playing Kancha Cheena, the main villain which was played by Danny Denzongpa in the original.

  • Pic: new Agneepath

    The new Agneepath has been produced by Karan Johar's company Dharma Productions and directed by Karan Malhotra.

Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra is immensely impressed with actor Hrithik Roshan and more so after watching the trailer of the Agneepath remake.

"Among all the movie trailers that Yash Chopra has seen he has loved Hrithik's the most! He feels Agneepath has got a mass element to it," said a source.

After watching the Agneepath trailer, Chopra is more convinced of Hrithik's range as an actor.

Karan Johar, who is producing the remake of his father, Yash Johar's 1990 blockbuster, said: "Yes, Yash uncle loved the promo. He loves me and is always super excited about eveything I do - just like papa used to be. Yash uncle is a great source of encouragement and big support system to me."

 

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