Nov 13, 2021


10 Things to know about Rockstar

Author: Akshat Sundrani

Jordan, played by Ranbir Kapoor in the film, was inspired by Jim Morrison, one of the most significant personalities in American music history, who died at a young age

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Jim Morrison

The American actress and model made her Bollywood debut in Imtiaz Ali's Rockstar, despite the fact that she didn't know any Hindi before the film

Nargis Fakhri

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 Rockstar is regarded as having the greatest album ever. Even after ten years, the songs continue to dominate the music industry

The greatest music album

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The legendary actor, Shammi Kapoor, last appeared on screen in this film. As Ustaad Jameel Khan, he played Jordan’s mentor and showed him the other side of fame

Shammi Kapoor

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The timeless song, Kun Faya Kun, sung majestically by A. R. Rahman and Mohit Chauhan was shot in the national capital's Nizamuddin Dargah

Kun Faya Kun

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Ranbir Kapoor learned guitar for the film and spent several days at A. R. Rahman's studio during the making of Rockstar’s songs to have a better understanding of the music

Guitar lessons

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Rockstar won accolades and won accolades and nominations in numerous categories like direction, narrative, musical score and performances. The brilliant film received 47 awards and 97 nominations


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Imtiaz Ali, Ranbir Kapoor and Mohit Chauhan launched the film's music in Delhi's Nizamuddin Dargah, as the shrine is believed to be the place of origin of Qawwali

Music Launch

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The element of Rumi's poetry in the film came up in the most beautiful manner. The lines: “Beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there,” left people awestruck

The touch of Rumi

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The movie marks 10 years since its release now, and yet it continues to capture hearts and take audiences on an emotional roller coaster

Marks a decade

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