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Rockstar (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music, Musical | 11 November 2011 (USA)
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Janardhan Jakhar chases his dreams of becoming a big Rock star, during which he falls in love with Heer.

Director:

Imtiaz Ali

Writers:

Imtiaz Ali, Muazzam Beg (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ranbir Kapoor ... Janardan Jakhar / Jordan
Nargis Fakhri ... Heer Kaul
Shammi Kapoor ... Ustad Jameel Khan
Kumud Mishra ... Khatana
Piyush Mishra ... Dhingra
Shernaz Patel ... Neena Kaul
Aditi Rao Hydari ... Sheena
Sanjana Sanghi ... Mandy
Shikha Jain Shikha Jain ... Meena
Jaideep Ahlawat
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moufid Aziz Moufid Aziz ... Jai
Geetika Budhiraja ... Sheena-college girl
Aakash Dahiya Aakash Dahiya ... Jaat
Sushil Dahiya Sushil Dahiya ... Cop
Teddy Maurya Teddy Maurya ... Music Arranger
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Storyline

The film follows Janardhan Jhakar in a series of flashbacks and flash forwards, how the small collage boy became an international rock sensation "Jordan". To chase his dreams of a rockstar, the wanna-be singer his counseled that music and feelings only come with pain. In the process of which, he meets Heer, a tough on the outside and popular college girl, the both become friends, and as time passes by his dreams of music fade away as they spend time together. When heer moves away, Janardhan is thrown out of his house because of family misunderstandings. As he bides his time at a local mosque, his passion for music comes back to life. He is soon signed by a record label, where he makes more enemies than friends, his tour takes him to Prague, where he is reunited with a married Heer. Things go awry when the two share an intimate moment, and Jordan his deported to India on trespassing charges filed by Heer's husband. Now an angry painful and lonely JORDAN embarks on his journey to become... Written by Eros International

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Рок-зiрка See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,920,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$612,235, 13 November 2011

Gross USA:

$986,697

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,651,601
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Pakistani actress Meera was approached for the lead role but she was unable to work in India. See more »

Goofs

At around 35 minutes mark when Jordan and mandy are playing a game together at heer's house, the monitor shows a single player version of a racing game whereas it should've been multiplayer game. See more »

Quotes

Janardan Jakhar: Many years ago there was a jungle over here. A dense and fearsome jungle.Then one day, a city came up in its place. Neat and tidy houses, wide roads.Everything became planned and proper.
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Connections

Spoofed in Grand Masti (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Katiya Karun
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Irshad Kamil
Performed by Harshdeep Kaur
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Not at all made for unintellectual viewers.Intensified.Exemplary.
19 November 2011 | by vms175See all my reviews

Pros:

Abrupt start and unfinished end,always catchy!

Love,attraction,passion,pain,loss,destruction-everything in a pack.

Movie includes flashbacks and frames so nicely arranged,that story always remains on track and with ease.

Supporting casts are so in script,no any distraction or out of track leads.

Raw footage beautifies the movie,editing is nicely done and skipped.

Ranbir-Nargis chemistry is uncommonly beautiful.

Songs are sung outstandingly by Mohit Chauhan and performed equally well by Ranbir.Made for each other duo.

Lyrics are inseparable from situation,really well written.

Cons:

Nargis is overwhelmingly beautiful but utterly noob while acting.

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Not many directors could have justified the script like Imtiaz Ali.

Music couldn't have been better than by the Academy award winner A.R.Rehman,it takes you to out of world.

and Ranbir Kapoor,real rockstar from the movie has shown that,he is ready to make the bollywood biggies insecure.

Outstanding movie!!!above the average of bollywood.


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