Hrithik told in an interview that while fighting with Sanjay Dutt he was really injured and his acting in the end was real.
In Sanjay Dutt's 30 years career, this is the first time he appeared bald in a film.
Due to the look of Sanjay Dutt's character being very dark and sinister, there was a lot of interest in the movie before its release. However post the release of Agneepath, it was Rishi Kapoor who got lauded for his great performance as a negative chracter for the first time. Rishi Kapoor's performance was highly acclaimed , even more so than the lead actor Hrithik Roshan's.
The film was an official remake of the original Agneepath but several things were changed, like the backdrop of drugs was introduced, the reason for the death of Vijay's father was changed, Mithun's character was done away with, and Rishi Kapoor's new character was introduced.
Hrithik Roshan sports a number of colorful vests in the film, actually those were white vests which his designers colored using dye.
Rishi Kapoor wasn't keen to play the negative character of Rauf Lala as he hadn't played such a role in his career of 38 years but producer Karan Johar and director Karan Malhotra showed confidence in him and assured him that he can do it.
In single screen cinema's the tickets were sold at very high rate outside the theatre's.
Sanjay Dutt and Rishi Kapoor last worked together in Sahibaan (1993) where both were lead heroes.
Hrithik Roshan and Sanjay Dutt worked after 12 years since Mission Kashmir, coincidentally in both Sanjay Dutt kills his father.
Producer Karan Johar had offered song Chikani Chameli to Kareena Kapoor. Kareena Kapoor had acted in movie Chameli in the past.
Rishi Kapoor's character is called Rauf Lala its also the name of a Pakistani stand of comedian who won the great Indian laughter challenge 2 in 2006.
The song Chikni Chameli was inspired from Ajay Atul's own composition Kombdi Pallai a hit Marathi song from film Jatra 2005.
Nana Patekar was offered the role of Kaancha Cheena but he declined it and it went to Sanjay Dutt.
Karan Johar said that he wanted to remake the film because the original film Agneepath 1990 starring Amitabh Bachan did not do well at the box office and as his his father was the producer of the film he want it to remake.
The scenes depicting Mandwa was shot in Diu in freezing temperatures. For the song Cheekni Chameli the set was created in Mumbai.
The film was very different from the original many new plots were added to the film where as Mithun Chakraborthy's character from original was not part of remake.