Report by Ananta Prasad; New Delhi: Akshay Kumar starrer film 'Rowdy Rathore' to challenge Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan in box office collection. Film analysts predict this film will breaks all box office records.
It should be noted that Rowdy Rathore is an upcoming Bollywood action thriller film directed by Prabhu Deva 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. This film is a remake of the Telugu film Vikramarkudu. It will mark the return of Akshay Kumar in the action genre after 7 years.
The lead actor Akshay Kumar learnt a special technique Combat Karate for his character role in the film. Kumar reported that he had accepted the role in Rowdy Rathore since his son loves to watch him in action roles. This is Sanjay Leela Bhansalis's first film as a solo producer and first in action genre. Maryam Zakaria was selected to perform an item number." Tamil actor Vijay was selected to appear in "Chinta Ta" song, Prabhudeva himself appeared in the song. Kareena Kapoor did a friendly appearance.
Story line: Shiva (Akshay Kumar) is a small time conman in love with Priya (Sonakshi Sinha), a pretty girl whom he met at a wedding he wasn't invited to. Into this picture perfect world enters six year old Neha who inexplicably believes Shiva to be her dad! And if this wasn't bad enough, Shiva also becomes the object of a series of life threatening attacks by a gang of deadly criminals who seem to know something he doesn't. While trying desperately to save his life and love, Shiva stumbles upon a deadly secret. A secret that will take him to a small town in Bihar; a town terrorized by its ruthless MLA and the mafia he controls; a town whose inhabitants' only hope for redemption is... Shiva!