Rishi Kapoor to play villain in Yash Raj movie `Aurangzeb`

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2012, 13:31 PM IST

Mumbai: After `Agneepath`, Rishi Kapoor 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, alongwith a karakul cap and kajal in eyes.

"Yes Rishi Kapoor will be playing the role of a villain in `Auragzeb`," 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.