Announcing the deal, Pranab Kapadia, President – Marketing & Distribution, Eros International said, “Agneepath marks the first of the big ticket releases next year and Eros is excited about associating with Dharma Productions to present this thrilling action film on a global platform. The promos have evoked very good reactions and we are anticipating a very encouraging response to the film”. Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions added, “We are delighted that Dharma Productions is collaborating with a leading studio like Eros.”
Directed by Karan Malhotra, Agneepath is Karan Johar’s tribute to the cult 1990 classic directed by the late Mukul S Anand. Hrithik Roshan plays Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, a character that Amitabh Bachchan had immortalized in the original film. The film also stars Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt and Rishi Kapoor.
Agneepath releases on January 26, 2012.
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