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Rock On!! (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 29 August 2008 (USA)
Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

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Joseph 'Joe' Mascarenhas
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Sakshi
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Debbie
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Devika
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Tanya
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Bartender
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Randolph Correia ...
Band #2 Performing in contest 2
Lindsay D'Mello ...
Chakravyuh band
Suzanne D'Mello ...
Singer in Jazz club
Terence D'Souza ...
Band #1 Performing in contest 2
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Sakshi Shroff, the lonely and neglected wife of busy banking executive, Aditya, decides to give him a surprise on his birthday on July 22nd, but ends surprising him not once but multiple times. While Aditya is thrilled to know that both are going to be parents, and did appear surprised by the celebration, bitterness creeps in when he notices that Sakshi had also invited some ghosts (Rob Nancy and Kedar Zaveri) from his past. This gives rise to unpleasant memories involving a failed music group 'Magik' that he had associated with about a decade ago. Sakshi will soon find out why Aditya is displeased with her; why the music group broke up, ending in violence and acrimony especially between her husband and his former friend, Joseph Mascarenhas; why they cannot perform together ever again; as well as contemplate moving out and living with her mom. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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KD's first name is Kedar. This is shown when his father scolds him for not making a particular jewelery delivery, just before he meets Saakshi. See more »

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In the last scent, during the concert, when Farhan Akhtar goes on the stage to sing, it's dusk but after a few minutes it's completely dark. See more »

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Killer 'KD' Drummer: [singing Gloria Gaynor's song] At first I was afraid, I was petrified Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side. But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong And I grew strong and I learned how to get along And now your back, from outta space I just walked in to find you here with that sad look upon your face I should have changed that stupid lock I should have made you leave your key If I'd have known for just one second you'd be back to bother me Go on now go, ...
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References Mahaan (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Aasmaan Hai Neela Kyon
Performed by Farhan Akhtar
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani, Loy Mendonsa
Music on Big Music
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Rock with some Blue
29 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

The basic idea of the movie is just as 'Dil Chahta Hai'- a fight between two friends and their reunion(But here there's' much more after the that). Let me clear first: THE SONGS ARE AWESOME 10/10.

Very nicely directed, the film has slow pace in the first half and the story may confuse some, as there are a lot of flashbacks. some unwanted characters too included. But the second half has the perfect speed and will cling you to the seats. the whole idea of ROCK ON!! gets concentrated here, no stupid incidences, no unwanted scenes-perfect The only thing which i didn't like was the reunion of MAGIK (not as great as it should be- could be much grand) Talking about performances- everyone does a great Job, special mention for Luke Kenny and Purab Kohli. Prachi Desai (cant say a newcomer, been in daily soaps) looks lovely, acts well. Farhan has surely some thing for Singing. The songs sound genuine as are sung by Farhan than some professional singer. Lots of light moments throughout the film, wonderfully shot. The end is wonderful.... you will probably guess the end, but it will turn out much greater.

For hardcore ROCK fans, don't expect NIRVANA, GREENDAY, or DEEP PURLPE, its bollywood ROCK

You will surely come out of the theatre with smiles- thats for sure.


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