The two time Tamil Nadu State Film Award winner Vijay, who is currently shooting for A R Murugadoss' THUPPAKKI in Mumbai, was roped in by director Prabhudeva for a friendly jig with Akshay Kumar in the street anthem 'Chinta Ta' for the action-entertainer ROWDY RATHORE.
Prabhudeva was keen on having Tamil actor, singer and dancer Vijay, who he directed in the very successful POKIRI, for a cameo in the film. And interestingly when Vijay learnt that Akshay was part of the song, Vijay a huge Akshay Kumar fan jumped at the opportunity.
Says Vijay, "I have always been a fan of Akshay Kumar since his Khiladi days. The promos of ROWDY RATHORE are very interesting. Prabhudeva just had to ask me once and I readily agreed .They were very friendly and I won't ever forget the experience shooting for the song."
Directed by Prabhudeva, starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, UTV's ROWDY RATHORE produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and co-produced by Shabinaa Khan promises to break the stereotypical boundaries of the action genre and is scheduled to release June 1, 2012.