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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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Janardan Jakhar / Jordan
... Heer Kaul
... Ustad Jameel Khan
... Khatana
... Dhingra
... Neena Kaul
... Sheena
... Mandy
Shikha Jain ... Meena
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moufid Aziz ... Jai
Aakash Dahiya ... Jaat
Sushil Dahiya ... Cop
Teddy Maurya ... Music Arranger
Ram Menon ... JJ's Freind
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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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Imtiaz Ali had written the first draft of Rockstar in 2007 and wanted to cast Hrithik Roshan as Jordan and Kareena Kapoor as Heer. There were a lot of media speculation surrounding this news. However Hrithik Roshan declined, because he didn't like the story ended with Jordan dying, and that the script focused less on the love between Jordan and Heer, and more on the rise and fall of a musician. Imtiaz Ali rewrote the script, and narrated it to Ranbir Kapoor, but had no intention on casting Kapoor. Still unsatisfied, he went on to direct Love Aaj Kal. In late 2010, he then announced Rockstar and his lead star Ranbir Kapoor. 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 »

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

References Haré Rama Haré Krishna (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Phir Se Udd Chala
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Irshad Kamil
Performed by Mohit Chauhan
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Nice Musical Movie Imtiaz Ali and A.R. Rehmaan is best.
14 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

After seeing Trailer Movie looking like as old movies of Ranbir but this movie is surprise package for me. Great acting and great music with nice lyrics...

Story as like old movies of Imtiaz Ali nice and different.....people are telling confusing might they don't have enough understanding.:)

Music is awesome..A.R. Rehman is best...Lyrics is also good.

Best acting of Ranbir with awesome look of ROCKSTAR Nargis is looking good but acting is OK... Shammi have very short role, we can remember as a last movie of him

Already watched 1 time bur wanna going for more times... Must watch Movie go and see...


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