Directed by Prabhudeva and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala, Rowdy Rathore features the return of Akshay Kumar as the Khiladi in action films after a gap of seven long years. Starring opposite Sonakshi Sinha, Akshay Kumar has a double role in the film. A petty criminal, Shiva (Akshay Kumar) lives a life of daredevilry until one day a shocker presents itself in the form of the sensuous Sonakshi Sinha- who claims Shiva is her father! Digging deeper, Shiva realizes that the girl is the daughter of IPS officer Vikram Singh Rathore, who happens to be Shiva's long lost twin. Vikram is later murdered by underworld goons in Shiva's presence, forcing the latter to fill his shoes at work as well as at home. Can Shiva uncover the reason for Rathore's murder? The film is scheduled for release on June 1st, 2012.