It has been officially confirmed that Hrithik Roshan and not Abhishek Bachchan will play Big B’s role in the remake of Yash Johar’s Agnipeeth.
Producer Karan Johar of Dharma Films and debutant director Siddharth Malhotra have decided to cast Hrithik and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. The director has already made some changes in the original script and some characters have been deleted.
Hrithik is said to have accepted the offer. The shooting will start sometime in the first quarter of next year.