According to a leading daily, to surprise the audience Akshay Kumar’s double role was kept under wraps. Very few people who have seen the original movie Vikramarkudu knew about the double role.
In one role Akshay Kumar would be seen as a police officer Rathore and in the other role Akshay is playing a small time thief Shiva.
In the original movie Vikramarkudu, which was an action thriller, Ravi Teja played the lead role. The film broke all the Box Office records and was remade in Bengali, Kannada and Tamil.
Rowdy Rathore will be Akshay Kumar's comeback film into the genre of action. Sonakshi Sinha is playing the lead role opposite Akshay Kumar and actress Kajal Vashisht is also doing an important role in the movie Rowdy Rathore.