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Rockstar (2011)

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

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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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Budget:

$10,920,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$612,235, 13 November 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$985,912, 4 December 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,660,000, 16 December 2011
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Director Imtiaz Ali, who loved Kareena Kapoor's performance in his Jab We Met wanted to cast her in Rockstar. However, the script in Rockstar required some romantic scenes between the romantic leads. As Ranbir and Kareena happened to be cousins, this would have been a problem. She was replaced by Nargis Fakhri. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Janardan Jakhar: Beyond the world of right doing n wrong doing, there is a world & we will meet there
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Connections

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

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Hava Hava
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Irshad Kamil
Performed by Mohit Chauhan
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Rockstar - An amazing love story---Saddaaaaaaa Haqqqqqqq
13 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

JJ aka JORDAN / Ranbir Kapoor Rocks.....Saddaaaaaaaa Haqqqq......Loved Rockstar movie a lotttttttttt......From Screenplay to story or Direction to Music N above all acting from the all the character is like mind-blowing ...........Will be watching it again tomorrow...This is not a feel good movie and I know a lot of people will not like it but yes it will make you think even after the lights are on.....This movie is the best film of 2011....RK is amazing and ARR score rocks....Deserves all major awards....OVERALL AN OUTSTANDING FILM which is connected to most of us...Rating 9/10....oh ya ya ya y...o yaaaaaaa.....


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