The Hrithik Roshan- Sanjay Dutt starrer remake of Amitabh Bachchans alt39 Agneepathalt39 has broken all records at the box office on the first day of its release, according to trade pundits, reports PTI. The Karan Johar- prod
uced film alt39 Agneepathalt39 collected Rs 23 crore on the opening day January 26, breaking the previous- set record of the first day collection of Salman Khans alt39 Bodyguardalt39, which stood at approximately Rs 21 crore.
The 1990 cult classic alt39 Agneepathalt39, directed by Mukul Anand, starred Amitabh Bachchan playing the iconic character of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, while Danny Denzongpa played Kancha Cheena, the baddie.
Mithun Chakraborty also played a memorable role in the film produced by Yash Johar. Even though Bachchans performance was praised by all, the film had failed commercially at the boxoffice.
Johars version of alt39 Agneepathalt39, starring Hrithik as Vijay Dinanath Chauhan and Sanjay as Kancha has created quite a buzz, collecting around Rs 23 crores on day one and making the best out of the Republic Day holiday.
” The film collected approximately Rs 23 crore on the opening day. It is a huge opening. Todays figures are expected to be somewhere between Rs 15 to 18 crores. Since it is a working day, the figures are a little low as compared to day one.