The trailer, out today, seems like a mix-and-match of Wanted, Singham and Dabangg
Director Prabhu Deva’s last Hindi film was the Salman Khan-Ayesha Takia-starrer Wanted, and if the trailer of his forthcoming film, Rowdy Rathore, is anything to go by, things have only got worse. This time around, Akshay Kumar is filling in for Salman while Sonakshi Sinha is playing the love interest. The trailer reminds you of Ajay Devgn’s Singham, albeit on adrenalin. Sample the dialogues – “Jo main bolta hoon wo main karta hoon, jo main nahin bolta wo main definitely karta hoon.” (I do what I say. What I don’t say, I definitely do). Sample another one – “Apun ka fatka, 440 ka jhatka“. (My whacking is equivalent to a 440 Volts’ shock.)
The trailer is replete with the Khiladi Kumar beating up goons and sending them flying away in all directions; gravity be damned. There’s a beeped out cuss-word in it too, just to complete the effect. The most surprising thing in the video is when you see that the film has been produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is probably a little too desperate for a hit, due to which he has lent his name to this mass entertainer. All said, Rowdy Rathore, at best comes across as a wannabe-Wanted-aspiring-to-be-Singham-plus-Dabangg. Who knows this could be Akki’s first solo-hero hit film after all these years. Do watch the trailer and let us know what you think.
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