Imtiaz Ali-directed Rockstar starring Ranbir Kapoor accomplished a decade of its release on Thursday and the crew seemed again on the movie with love and admiration. The 2011 critically-acclaimed romantic musical drama traces the journey of a college-going pupil Janardhan who transforms into an offended, lonely rockstar, Jordan as he offers with heartbreak, penury, and rise to fame.
Ali, 50, recognized for steering romantic dramas like Socha Na Tha, Jab We Met, and Love Aaj Kal, took to Instagram Stories to share some moments from his movie.
Rockstar obtained polarised reactions from critics and audiences upon its release however went on to grow to be certainly one of Hindi cinema’s cult classics through the years.
One of crucial elements accountable for the movie’s long-lasting influence is the music composed by Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman, whose 14 tracks had been woven into the plotline.
Songs like ‘Jo Bhi Main’, which introduced out the dilemma of the protagonist, ‘Sadda Haq’ in regards to the inventive angst, ‘Kun Faya Kun’ about understanding music and life, the love ballad ‘Tum Ho’, the seek for ‘home’ in ‘Naadaan Parindey’, amongst others proceed to be fan favourites.
“Rockstar #10YearsOfRockstar,” Rahman mentioned in a tweet together with a poster of Kapoor from the movie.
— A.R.Rahman #99Songs 😷 (@arrahman) November 11, 2021
The movie featured newcomer Nargis Fakri as Kapoor’s love curiosity, Heer.
Fakri, who has additionally acted in movies like Madras Caf, Main Tera Hero, Housefull 3, Torbaaz, mentioned her life modified significantly after her debut film Rockstar.
“Tomorrow is 11-11-21 ten years ago I starred in my first film which released 11-11-11. My life changed drastically after that day! #10yearsofRockstar,” the actor wrote on her Instagram Story a day forward of the movie’s tenth anniversary.
Sanjana Sangi additionally celebrated the ten years of movie with an Instagram publish. She penned a protracted observe that learn, “#10YearsOfRockstar 🙏🏻 And just like that, today marks 10 glorious years to our beloved Rockstar becoming yours forever. 10 years to that one single surreal moment that single-handedly changed my life and the way I look at life forever. Magic, is the only word to describe how each moment, each bond, each scene performed on this mystical journey has ever felt. And gratitude, the only emotion that overflows. As we all huddled up to drown ourselves in nostalgia, I was left with a lump in my throat, it all still feels like yesterday. Thank you @arrahman Sir for bringing us together so impromptu, you’re the best. Excerpts from our walk down memory lane, stories you may or may not know are coming to you soon. (Ranbir & @imtiazaliofficial pulling my leg just as was done with Little Sanj at 14 years of age of course continues).”
Rockstar additionally starred Hindi cinema legend Shammi Kapoor in his final onscreen look. The movie additionally starred Piyush Mishra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shernaz Patel, Kumud Mishra, and Jaideep Ahlawat in supporting roles.