Rowdy Rathore is an 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 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 story is about Shiva (Akshay Kumar), a small conman who charms every ladies heart in a blink. Shiva falls 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 father. The rest of the movie deals with what changes and responsibilities does this little girl brings to his life and how he becomes the only hope for people of a small town in Bihar to get rid of their ruthless MLA and his mafia goons.
The soundtrack is by Sajid-Wajid. Music was released 25 April. The line "Chinta Ta Ta Ta" and part of its music has been borrowed from the original song of its Telugu version which was confirmed by Wajid himself. Kumar Sanu, Ajay Mondal, Sonu Saxena & Chandan Sharma had sung a song for this film making his comeback after 5 years.
Dhadang Dhang Dhang - Wajid, Shreya Goshal
Chinta Ta Chinta Chinta - Mika Singh, Wajid
Aa Re Pritam Pyaare - Mamta Sharma, Sarosh Sami
Chamak Challo Chel Chabeli - Kumar Sanu, Shreya Ghoshal
Tera Ishq Bada Teekha - Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal
Chandaniya (Lori Lori) - Shreya Ghoshal
Rowdy Mix - Akshay Kumar, Sarosh Sami