Rowdy Rathore
Rowdy Rathore (2012)

Shiva is a small time conman in love with Priya, a pretty girl whom he met at a wedding he wasn't invited to. Into this picture perfect world enters six year old Neha who inexplicably believes Shiva to be her dad! And if this wasn't… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 2012
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Big, dumb and pretty good fun once the flat first hour is over, Bollywood masala Rowdy Rathore makes the grade on the strength of Akshay Kumar's charismatic dual perfs as a supercop killed on duty and a lookalike thief who takes his place.

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Anupama Chopra
Hindustan Times

Rowdy Rathore beats you to a pulp, cinematically. It's a relentless assault that kicks in as soon as the credit titles roll.

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Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Forgettable fun.

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Peter Galvin

The very funny and charming Sonakshi Sinha, by the way, plays Shiva's romantic interest. But the love story seems much less important than the mayhem.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Ridiculous and undeniable, it's a punchy cartoon, rightly confident of its power to entertain. Why resist?

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Manish Gajjar
Birmingham Mail

Although Deva knows how to handle these two strands well, the emotional scenes do not tug at your heart strings.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
A run-of-the-mill action drama that entertains as much as it irritates, if not less. Tolerable stuff, though.