Rowdy Rathore is an upcoming Bollywood action thriller film directed by Prabhudheva and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala. The film features Akshay Kumar in double role opposite Sonakshi Sinha. It began filming on 10 August 2011, and is scheduled for release on 1 June 2012. The film is a remake of Telugu film Vikramarkudu. It will mark the return of Akshay Kumar in the action genre after 7 years. The trailer of the film revealed on second April and records over 7 lakh views on youtube. Rowdy Rathore satellite rights sold for 45 crores.
Akshay Kumar as Shiva / IPS Vikram Singh Rathore
Sonakshi Sinha as Neeraja
Kareena Kapoor in a Special Appearance
Prabhu Deva in a Special Appearance in song Chinta Ta Ta Chita
Vijay in a Special Appearance in song
Maryam Zakaria in an item number
Shakti Mohan in Aa Re Pritam Pyare song
Supreeth Reddy in negetive rol
Shiva (Akshay Kumar) is a small-time thief and crook who is crazy about acts of daredevilry. One day, he gets the shock of his life when a young girl turns up and claims him to be her father. After recovering from the stunning blow, he slowly starts to find out the truth behind the claim. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of IPS Police officer Vikram Singh Rathore (also Akshay Kumar). Vikram is the long-lost twin of Shiva. After the two meet, in an excitement shock, Vikram Rathore is confronted by underworld-gangsters who then murder him right in front of Shiva, and therefore Shiva has to fill into Vikram's position in the police force as well as his home, and find out who his murderers' were and why they killed him.
The soundtrack is by Sajid-Wajid.