Bigger villain leads to a bigger hero: Karan Malhotra

By Hindustan Times

If Sanjay Dutt's role as the villainous Kancha Cheena in Karan Johar's Agneepath remake seems to overpower Hrithik Roshan's portrayal as protagonist Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, it was done with a purpose, says director Karan Malhotra.

"The villain of the film is big because the achievement of the hero gets bigger in conquering him. It is as simple as that. To assume Kancha's character is bigger and Vijay's is weak or vice-versa would be inappropriate because when you will see the film, you will realise that the bigger the villain, the bigger the hero," Malhotra said at the unveiling of the latest trailer of movie, here.

Sanjay, who sports a bald look, also seconds the view.

"If you look at Batman or Spiderman, their villain is very powerful. There is