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(1990)

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Amitabh received tremendous flak initially for his voice but the role remains one of his most memorable characters, till today Amitabh is mostly imitated by his act in this film.
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To give Amitabh Bachchan the gangster look, his mouth was stuffed with cotton wool underneath both cheeks, as was Marlon Brando's in The Godfather (1972)
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Danny Denzongpa suggested the antagonist screen name 'Kaancha Cheena' to director Mukul Anand.
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The song Jhumma Chumma De De was actually planned for this film but the director felt it would not go with Amitabh's role and hence the song was replaced by Ali Baba and Jhumma Chumma was used in HUM.
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Glenn Frey song " You Belong To the City" was recreated for a major part of the background music of the film. The saxophone part of the song was used in most of Danny Denzongpa's scene's.
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Mithun Chakraborty's unique role of Kishnan Iyer was inspired by one of his room mates of his struggling days, before he become a popular film star. In his struggling days Mithun used to be be room sharing with Devio who used to pay rs 150 while Mithun Used to pay rs 75. Devio had the a bed while Mithun used to sleep on the floor, one specific time Mithun used his bed whilst he was at work and when Devio came back he scolded Mithun. This incident remained with Mithun and he put Devio's character on screen.
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The film was made on a budget of 28.5 crore rupees and made 10 crore rupees, and declared as a box office failure.
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Tinnu Anand had to shave his head bald to make the age difference between him and Amitabh Bachchan, as he played the role of his uncle.
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The movie is inspired by a poem by Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
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There was a bedroom scene in the original script after Amitabh has an argument with his mother he goes to Madhavi for comfort. Amitabh Bachchan didn't feel comfortable about it and when he asked the director to alter the scene it was removed.
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Amitabh Bachchan celebrated two events on April 8, 1991 at Go Bananas, Santacruz (Mumbai). The first occasion was to celebrate the actor bagging the National Award for Agneepath (1990) and the second was Jaya Bhaduri's (his wife) birthday at the stroke of midnight.
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Though Deepak Shirke, Avtar Gill, Danny are older in the film then Bachchan, in reality all are either of same age to him or are younger. Amitabh Bachchan's mother played by Rohini is actually much younger to him in real life.
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Amitabh Bachchan's character's name in the film is often cited incorrectly as Vijay Dinanath Chavan. His character's name in the film is actually Vijay Dinanath Chauhan.
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Deepak Shirke made his debut with the film.
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Mory Kante song " Yeke Yeke" appears in the film. It plays when Amitabh arrives to meet Danny Denzongpa for the first time.
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The Ganpati Visarjan song Ganpati Apne Gau Chale was shot on famous Shivaji Park beach of Mumbai.
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Jean Michel Jarre songs "Ethnicolor" and "Second Rendez-Vous Part 1 and Part 2" were used as background music in a few scenes.
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Aloknath's character of Master Dinanath Chavan was actually inspired from Shriram Lagoo's iconic character of Mastar Shridhar Pant from Pinjra 1972.
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Beyond Eternity Theme Hameshaa (1997) was recreated from Rendevous 2 by Jeanne Michel Jarre . This is the same tune used in Agneepath.
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Picco song "Yeke Yeke" sampled Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used in the film for Amitabh and Danny's scene.
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Club House song "I'm a Man/Yeke Yeke" sampled Mory Kante "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh and Danny meet.
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Out of the Ordinary song "Play It Again (The Los Ninos Mix) (Remix)" sampled Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Mattara song "Send the Message" sampled Mory Kanté song " Yeke Yeke ". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Ashley Wallbridge song "Africa (Original Mix)" sampled Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke" . This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke (The Afro Acid Remix)" is a remix of Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Mory Kanté song Yeke Yeke (Hardfloor Mix) is a remix of Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Mory Kanté's Yeke Yeke (Mory's House Remix) is a remix of Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Yeke Yeke (Klubbheads Mega Blast) by Klubbheads (1996) is a remix of Mory Kante song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Yeke Yeke (Greatski's Tribal Dub Mix) by Greatski (1996) is a remix of Mory Kante song "Yeke Yeke".This is the same song used when Amitabh meets Danny.
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Jay Z feat. Blackstreet song "The City Is Mine" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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Papoose song "Law Library" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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Gillatein song "You Belong" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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J. Stalin & The Worlds Freshest song " Colma" sampled Glenn Frey "You Belong to the City".This is the same's songs saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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Lu:k song " Lovin U" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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SteLouse song "The City" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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"You Belong to the City" by Choc Choc Zoo and Inusa Dawuda was a cover version of Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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Grim Delarosa song "You Belong to the City" sampled Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone part that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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"You Belong to the City" by The Original Movies Orchestra was a cover version of Glenn Frey song "You Belong to the City". This is the same song's saxophone that was sampled for Danny's background music.
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Liroy Daleko song " Zaszlo "sampled Jean-Michel Jarre "Ethnicolor". This is the same song used as background music in Agneepath.
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"La Belle Et La Bête/(1975) : La Belle Et La Bête (3:25)" by Jean Michel Jarre & Gerard Lenorman was the original source of the Agneepath theme (backgound music).Years later the songs composer Jean Michel Jarre, sampled his own song and created,"Second Rendez-Vous". This is the song Agneepath used in the film.
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Boogie song "Oh My" sampled Jean-Michel Jarre song "Second Rendez-Vous". This is what was used as background music in Agneepath.
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Hixxy and Sharkey song "Wanting to Get High (Smoogee's Awake)" sampled Jean-Michel Jarre song "Second Rendez-Vous". This is the same song used as background music in Agneepath.
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Jean-Michel Jarre song "Equinoxe 4 / Scene 3" sampled Jean-Michel Jarre song "Second Rendez-VousRendez-Vous". This is the same song used as background music in Agneepath.
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Ed Starink song "Second Rendez-Vous" was a cover version Jean-Michel Jarre song "Second Rendez-Vous". This is the same song used as background music in Agneepath.
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