Zarina Wahab will play Hrithik's mother in the new film.
Amitabh's dialogue "Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, poora nam, maa ka naam Suhasini Chauhan, gaon Mandwa" has become iconic.
The filmmakers planned to retain the original look of the film but with a contemporary feel.
Karan Johar has signed Marathi composing brothers Ajay and Atul Gogavale to create music for his remake of 'Agneepath'.
Hrithik's look was unveiled much before, through a still which had the 37-year-old wearing a red vest, jeans and a bandana, which read "Govinda Mahautsav".
The title was taken from a poem penned by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Amitabh's father.
Hrithik Roshan has been roped in for the lead role in the new film, which is being directed by Johar's former assistant Karan Malhotra. The image seems to have the 'Dahi Handi' festival as the back drop and Hrithik looks more fit than ever.
Rohini Hattangadi won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.
Though the film did not perform well at the box-office but Bachchan's performance was praised by critics.
Alok Nath plays schoolmaster 'Dinanath Chauhan' in the village of Mandwa.
Archana Puran Singh plays the gangster's mole Shanti aka Laila.
The film is said to have been inspired and based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Manya Surve.
The main character Vijay Dinanath Chauhan was said to be heavily based on Surve, with Bachchan even copying the gangster's voice.
Sanjay Dutt's sinister look created quite a buzz on social networking websites.
The background score of the film is based on the 1986 song Rendez-Vous-2 by French composer Jean Michel Jarre.
Shooting for the new film will take place in the UK, Hong Kong, India and Dubai.
The character played by Mithun Chakraborty has been totally done away with in the remake.
Rishi Kapoor will play a negative character in the new film.
Danny plays the powerful crime baron Kancha Cheena who uses the village as a landing point for his contraband.
The original film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, and Rohini Hattangadi, with Danny Dengzongpa as the villain.
Actor Hrithik Roshan reprises a role made famous by Amitabh Bachchan as the iconic 'Vijay Deenanath Chauhan' 21 years ago in 'Agneepath'. The first look of Sanjay Dutt's antagonist role as 'Kancha Cheena' was revealed on his birthday by Dharma Productions. The original role was played by Danny Denzongpa.
The original 'Agneepath' was produced by Yash Johar.
Amitabh and Mithun received the National Award for Best Actor and Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award respectively for their performances.
On Sanjay Dutt's 52nd birthday, filmmaker Karan Johar revealed the actor's bald, fearsome look in his forthcoming remake of 1990 film "Agneepath".
The original 'Agneepath' featured Amitabh Bachchan as Vijay Deenanath Chauhan, while Danny Dengzongpa essayed the villain's part.
The new movie is set for release on January 13, 2012.
The 1990 film directed by Mukul S Anand had some of Bollywood's biggest names playing various roles. Priyanka Chopra plays the romantic lead opposite Hrithik. She has a line-up of films, including 'Don 2: The Chase Continues', the 'Agneepath' remake, 'Barfee', 'Krrish 2' and Kunal Kohli's next with Shahid Kapoor lined up.