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RockStar (2011)

Not Rated  |   |  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.

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Heer Kaul
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Ustad Jameel Khan
Kumud Mishra ...
Khatana
Piyush Mishra ...
Dhingra
Shernaz Patel ...
Neena Kaul
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Sheena
Sanjana Sanghi ...
Mandy
Shikha Jain ...
Meena
Jaideep Ahlawat
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Jai
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Ram Menon ...
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Shreya Narayan ...
JJ's sister-in-law
Mohit Rastogi ...
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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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Music | Musical

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Release Date:

11 November 2011 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,920,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$612,235 (USA) (11 November 2011)

Gross:

$985,912 (USA) (2 December 2011)
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Trivia

Huge crowd of audience got out of the theater believing Jordan died in the end, that was not true, but exactly what was planned in the first place by script writers. See more »

Goofs

In the scene just before the interval (when Jordan and Heer enter lush green fields on their bike), a shot is taken in which the equipment is visible in the shining back of the mirror of the motorcycle. See more »

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Referenced in Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Kun Faaya Kun
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Irshad Kamil
Performed by A.R. Rahman, Javed Ali, Mohit Chauhan
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It is about a young successful musician how he become successful along with ups n down in love.
12 November 2011 | by (Jaipur, India) – See all my reviews

Ranbir is committed in his disturbed Desi rocker avatar and his abstention from any intoxicants makes him an idol who wouldn't corrupt his worshipers. Nargis blends divine beauty with lips that jive like she's in the movie, 'Finding Nemo'.Watching 'Rockstar' once is like watching it many times over, thanks to the repeated montages that sporadically recap the film. If you thought being stabbed once was bad, here's what a knife set can do.

The film drives home an unscientific hypothesis that people who've endured sufferings/ heart break/ loose motions etc will reach their creative best. By this logic, each person in the audience will be blessed with superhuman creativity as they step out after watching 'Rockstar'. Oh, yeah! Yeah! Yeah! go n watch out u cant miss :D :D


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