Rowdy Rathore’ featured Akshay Kumar in double roles opposite Sonakshi Sinha. The movie revolved around a thief Shiva who falls in love with a young woman named Paro and later finds a responsibility to take care for his deceased lookalike ASP Vikram Rathore's daughter while seeking revenge from the main antagonist Baapji. Now, after seven year a sequel to the blockbuster is on the cards, producer Shabinaa Khan has revealed!
Khan talked to Mumbai Mirror in her latest interview and said that the team is working on the script of the sequel and they are also sorting out a strategy to have Akshay on board the film. Shabinaa had co-produced Rowdy Rathore with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the film was successful at the Box Office.
“We are in the process of writing Rowdy Rathore 2 right now and inshallah, it will feature Akshay Kumar in the lead,” as quoted my Mirror. While Rowdy Rathore had Sonakshi Sinha in the lead role, it will be interesting to see if Akshay romances Sonakshi in the sequel or the makers rope in another leading lady. “Right from Toilet Ek Prem Katha to Padman, his films have ample of humor. He can manage anything and everything and is one of the only all rounders we have in the industry today,” as quoted by Mirror.
According to reports, the sequel to Rowdy Rathore is expected to go on floors next year. In Rowdy Rathore, Akshay Kumar played a double role - as an inspector and thug and Rowdy Rathore was the official remake of S S Rajamouli’s Film- Vikramarkudu. Besides being appreciated for its story line, Rowdy Rathore had some blockbuster songs and we are sure that all of Akshay Kumar fans will rejoice with the news of a sequel to Rowdy Rathore.