Agneepath (2012)

Vijay Chauhan; naam, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan; pura naam, Baap ka naam Master Dinanath Chauhan.  Agneepath, agneepath, agneepath…. Agneepath(2012) is the remake of the movie agneepath (1990). The original agneepath star cast was none other than the angry young man Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. This movie bagged in national award for Big B. The Agneepath (1990) is inspired by a poem by Harvivansh Rai Bachchan. Unlike the usual remake, this movie would leave you with less scope to compare between the two.

The Agneepath (2012) casts Hritik Roshan as Vijay Dinanath Chauhan Priyanka Chopra as Kalli Rishi Kapoor after a long break as Rauf Lala, Sanjay Dutt as Kancha, Katrina Kaif for Chikni Chameli the item song. Screenplay and Director Karan Malhotra writer Piyush Mishra. Production house Dharma Productions, Music by the duo Ajay and Atul, Lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya. In totality 6 songs are there in the movie of which the only song hyped about is Chikni chameli for obvious reasons.

The movie gives you the feel of an action, thriller from the start. The background music has been a commendable job done. The intensity is personified, though more due the sound effects than the direction. The plot crux remains the same; revenge, Mandhwa the small island village away from Bombay. Master Dinanath Chauhan for the betterment of the villagers opposes Kancha’s offer to lease out their lands for 100 years. The entrap laid by Kancha clutches its teeth and the Masterji is caught up in the act, before he could explain the fracas crowd; crowd takes over and Masterji is hanged till death.

Vijay is left with his pregnant mother, the duo arrive in Bombay. Kancha expanding its horizons is trying to sell the drugs to Rauf Lala, this offer was turned down at the first instance. Vijay could see somebody more powerful than Kancha. The circumstances act as opportunity grounds for Vijay to get under the umbrella of Rauf Lala, resulting Vijay to be thrown out of the house away from his mother and sister. 15 years later he is the right hand to Rauf Lala, All these years the under current he being keeping inside him; to reach the ultimate goal to take the revenge, to destroy Kancha. Vijay plays the game of devil and takes over the empire built by Rauf Lala. The final action filled confrontation with the actual identity of being Vijay Dinanath Chauhan with Kancha.

The movie has brought in many colourful shades of Vijay, who acts as informer to the cops, a very low profile commoner, altruist, a son. This role got complete justice by Hritik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra as Kaali has come with real chemistry on screen. Rishi Kapoor has enchanted by his performance. Sanjay Dutt as Kancha has raised his benchmarks higher with his performance. Katrina kaif is seen with different moves than the usual subtle moves. The music is just ok to the situation brought in. The direction has missed a few minor loopholes, especially with regards to the hanging scenes in the movie where in, the rope is attached to the shoulders than to the neck is understood though for a fraction of a second but noticeable.

All in all if you are the thriller, action lover this is a must watch movie for you. It surely keeps you glued for 2 hours 45 minutes.

Vriksh ho bhale khade,
Ho ghane, ho bade,
Ek patra chaa bhi,
Mang maat, mang maat, mang maat
Agnipath, Agnipath, Agnipath

Tu na thakega kabhi,
Tu na thamega kabhi,
Tu na mudega kabhi,
Kar shapath, kar shapath, kar shapath
Agnipath, Agnipath, Agnipath

Yeh maahan drishya hai,
Chal raha manushya hai,
Ashru, shwet, rakth se,
Lathpat, lathpat, lathpat
Agnipath, Agnipath, Agnipath

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