Rowdy Rathore film directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Rajat Rawail, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala. 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 Anwar and Sameer Anjaan. The story is as archaic as formula is to films. Vikram Rathore (Akshay Kumar) is an honest and courageous cop who fights against the wicked and vicious village gang-lord (Nasser). When he is killed, his look-alike Shiva, a smalltime thief, takes his place and comes to the village as Rathore to get even with the baddies. Vikram Rathore (Akshay) is a brave and honest cop who wages war against the evil ganglord (Nasser) of the village. Rowdy Rathore is a 2012 Hindi action film and it was released on 1 June 2012.