Rowdy Rathore is an upcoming action film directed by Prabhu Deva, who last directed Salman Khan in Wanted. Akshay Kumar will be seen in action with the Dabaang girl Sonakshi Sinha. Apparently it is the third remake of the Telugu movie Vikramarkudu.
Akki plays a “double role”of twins; One of them being a small-time thief (rowdy) and the other an IPS officer. Rowdy is the long lost twin of Vikram the IPS officer. He then steps into the shoes of Vikram who is killed by a group of gangsters, he then tries to solve the mystery of murder.
Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala, Rowdy Rathore is slated for theatrical release on 15 June 2012.
Housefull 2 was supposed to release on June 1st, but has now been pushed back to April 2012.
With Ek Tha Tiger scheduled for release a week before, the second week collections of the Salman Khan film will be affected by the release of Rowdy Rathore.