Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who won accolades for playing a villain in Karan Johar's remake of"Agneepath", will be seen in a similar avatar for Yash Raj Films' "Aurangzeb". In"Agneepath", Rishi played the role of Rauf Lala, being dressed up in a kurta-pyjama, along with a karakul cap and kajal in eyes.
"Yes Rishi Kapoor will be playing the role of a villain in "Aurangzeb"," a Yash Raj Film spokesperson told PTI.
After the success of "Ishaqzaade", actor Arjun Kapoor will also be seen in Aurangzeb.
Directed by Atul Sabharwal, the film will portray Arjun in a double role and will also pair up Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh again after almost two decades.
This film is rumoured to be a fresh take on the 1978 blockbuster film "Trishul" and will release next year.