To say that Bollywood is obsessed with sequels will be to state the obvious because nowadays, every filmmaker wants to make sequel films. Post Judwaa 2, Student of the year 2, remake of Coolie No. 1, Kick 2 and other films, in the latest, it is being reported that Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer 2012 action comedy film Rowdy Rathore will also have a sequel, that’s right! Now after seven years, Prabhudeva’s action-comedy will get a sequel.
“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.
Currently, Akshay Kumar is shooting in Bangkok for Rohit Shetty’s cop drama titled Sooryavanshi opposite Katrina Kaif and it is almost after a decade that the two will be seen on the silver screen. Rowdy Rathore was directed by Prabhudeva and it was one of the most appreciated film since Dabangg and the film collected around Rs 150.6 million nett domestic in the opening day.