|Directed by||Prabhu Deva|
|Produced by||Sanjay Leela Bhansali
|Written by||Shiraz Ahmed|
|Story by||K. V. Vijayendra Prasad|
by S. S. Rajamouli
Paresh GanatraGurdeep Kohli
|Music by||Sandeep Chowta|
|Edited by||Sanjay Sankla|
|Budget||₹450 million(US$6.7 million)|
|Box office||₹2.06 billion(US$31 million)|
Rowdy Rathore is a 2012 actiondrama film directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Rajat Rawail, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala. It is a remake of the Telugu filmVikramarkudu. The film features Akshay Kumar in double roles opposite Sonakshi Sinha and Paresh Ganatra, Yashpal Sharma,Gurdeep Kohli in supporting role with Tamil actor Nassar as antagonist. The music was composed by Sajid-Wajid and lyrics are penned by Faaiz Anwarand Sameer Anjaan. It marks the return of Akshay Kumar in the action genreafter seven years. Also South Indian actor Vijay did a special appearance in a song.
Rowdy Rathore revolves around a thief Shiva who falls in love with a young woman named Paro and later found a responsibility to take care for his deceased lookalike ASP Vikram Rathore’s daughter while seeking revenge from the main antagonist Baapji. It was shot primarily in Mumbai at SLB production house and then in the state of Karnataka at locations of UNESCO World Heritage sites including Hampi. Made on a budget of ₹450 million(US$6.7 million), Rowdy Rathore released on 1 June 2012 on 2700 screens worldwide. It received mixed response from critics, whilst opening to strong box office collections and became a major commercial success with a worldwide gross of ₹2.06 billion (US$31 million). The film was declared a “Blockbuster” in India and “average” in Overseas by Box Office India. Rowdy Rathore has since emerged as one of the highest-grossing films of all time in Bollywood.
|Soundtrack album by Sajid-Wajid|
|Released||27 April 2012|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The soundtrack is by Sajid-Wajid and was released 25 April 2012. The lineChinta Ta Ta Ta and part of its music has been borrowed from the original song of its Telugu version which was confirmed by Wajid. Kumar Sanu has sung a song for this film, making his comeback after four years.
|1.||“Dhadang Dhang Dhang” Free Download||Faaiz Anwar||Sajid, Shreya Ghoshal||4:35|
|2.||“Chinta Ta Ta Chita Chita” Free Download||Sameer Anjaan||Mika Singh, Wajid||4:21|
|3.||“Aa Re Pritam Pyaare” Free Download||Sameer Anjaan||Mamta Sharma,Sarosh Sami||4:19|
|4.||“Chamak Challo Chel Chabeli” Free Download||Faaiz Anwar||Kumar Sanu, Shreya Ghoshal||5:04|
|5.||“Tera Ishq Bada Teekha” Free Download||Sameer Anjaan||Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal||4:25|
|6.||“Chandaniya (Lori Lori)” Free Download||Sameer Anjaan||Shreya Ghoshal||3:52|
|7.||“Rowdy Mix” Free Download||Shiraz Ahmed &Sajid||Akshay Kumar, Sarosh Sami||4:13|