Agneepath

Film
Recommended
4 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars
A superior and impressive remake of a much revered but crude 1990s Bolly cult classic. The simple plot is pure ‘masala’: Vijay (Hrithik Roshan) swears to exterminate the evil Kancha (Sanjay Dutt), the killer of his dad. This works in 2012 because the filmmakers obviously love and understand the Bollywood genre. Every single ingredient of the ‘formula’ is present: it’s even three hours long.

Plus there is the evil villain (Dutt), the mother-son conflict, the obligatory love interest (Priyanka Chopra), gritty dialogue, catchy songs (frustratingly, not subtitled) and the A-list actors actually act (shocking for Bollywood!). The result is a slick vendetta flick with the right dose of Indian emotion. Things get hotter when the ‘numero uno’ actress Katrina Kaif turns up to shake her booty in a ditty which warns: ‘Smoking is injurious to Health’.

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Release details

Release date:
Thursday January 26 2012
Duration:
0 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Karan Malhotra
Screenwriter:
Karan Malhotra
Cast:
Hrithik Roshan
Priyanka Chopra
Katrina Kaif