Rock On

  • 'Rock On!!' team gets nostalgic as the film completes six years August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The team of 'Rock On!!' turned nostalgic as the hit Bollywood film clocked six years since its release. The movie released Aug 29, 2008. Its writerdirector Abhishek Kapoor tweeted Friday: "HBD #rockon!! 6 yrs ago, u made a diff and changed lives.. @rampalarjun @FarOutAkhtar @Purab_Kohli and a shout out 2 all...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...
  • 200910 was most frustrating period in my career: Purab Kohli February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Purab Kohli says he could not bank on the success of 'Rock On' as many of his crucial films got shelved due to recession in 2009 and 2010. The 34yearold actor, however, is looking forward to the release of his upcoming film 'Jal', in which he plays...
  • Would love to be a part of 'Rock On' sequel: Prachi Desai July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Prachi Desai is grateful to have shared the screen space with Sanjay Dutt while filming 'Policegiri'. "It was very nice working with Sanjay Dutt. He is a humble man and a very good person," says 24yearold Desai who was seen romancing Dutt in the film. Dutt is currently...
  • Masala entertainers are hassle-free for actresses: Prachi Desai March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Prachi Desai does not mind being part of masala entertainers as leading ladies just have to do a bit of song and dance while heroes do all the work. "It is quite a relief to do such films. It is all hassle-free. You just go there, relax, sit, enjoy,...
  • Policegiri: Prachi Desai to play a software engineer March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Not many know that Bollywood actress Prachi Desai, who rose to fame with films like 'Rock On!' and 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai', loves balloon sculpting, pottery and dancing. She also loves globe trotting and feels travelling has made her a better person. "I started working at a...
  • I am a slave to the script and I do as it commands: 'Kai Po Che' director Abhishek Kapoor March 6, 2013

    Director Abhishek Kapoor joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his film 'Kai Po Che'. Q. I still have the audio cassette of 'Uff! Yeh Mohabbat'. Any moments you cherish from those days? Asked by: Sandeep Rao A. Oh many actually.. it's my 1st film.. like a 1st...
  • Prachi Desai: Item numbers boost career February 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Item numbers are no different from normal songs and are "extremely beneficial" for an actress' career, believes Prachi Desai. "Item numbers are extremely beneficial in an actress' career. If you get a song which really cracks it for you, it is fantastic as people, more than watching your film,...
  • 'Kai Po Che' is much bigger than 'Rock On': Director December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Friendship and malebonding are a recurring theme in his films but director Abhishek Kapoor says in his upcoming release 'Kai Po Che', he has explored the aspirations of Indian youth. Set in Gujarat, the film is an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's third novel 'The 3 Mistakes of My...
  • 'Kai Po Che' is about male bonding: Director December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Abhishek Kapoor says he has cast newcomers in his upcoming film 'Kai Po Che' to make the most of their talent, which is untouched by the glitz and glamour. The film, which is based on Chetan Bhagat's novel 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life', marks the debut...
  • Stars come with a lot of baggage: Abhishek Kapoor June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: After proving his mettle with 'Rock On', Abhishek Kapoor wears the director's cap for 'Kai Po Che' again and says he consciously chose newcomers over big stars for the film because he wanted to execute the story without any changes. The director feels the industry needs more fresh...
  • Bollywood ignores outsiders, feels Prachi Desai June 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Ruing that outsiders are never taken seriously in Bollywood, actress Prachi Desai says it is only now that the industry is opening up to her despite she being working for last five years since her debut film 'Rock On'. "I think the industry is opening up to me. And it...
  • 'Rock On' sequel: Farhan Akhtar plays the lead June 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Abhishek Kapoor, who shot to fame with his 2008 release 'Rock On', is excited to be back with the sequel of the film starring the same lead actors. The original movie starred actordirector Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Luke Kenny and Purab Kohli. The film marked Farhan's acting and...
  • '3 Mistakes of My Life' goes on floors this month April 9, 2012

    Mumbai: After directing super hit musical 'Rock On!!', director Abhishek Kapoor will wield the magaphone for his next untitled movie based on the novel 'The 3 Mistakes Of My Life' and says it will go on floors this month. "I have locked the script. We are ready to roll the cameras....
  • Farhan Akhtar rocks on at his concert May 28, 2011

    Farhan Akhtar who is currently busy directing 'Don 2' and features as an actor in 'Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara' takes out time to turn rock star. ...
  • Farhan Akhtar serenades ladies May 28, 2011

    Filmmakeractorsinger Farhan Akhtar enthralled his female fan following in Mumbai on Friday evening by belting out some of the popular songs from his 2008 hit film Rock On!!!. The live concert was Ponds India 'Fun in the Sun' event and was meant specially for women, who screamed and went weakkneed when...
  • Who are B'wood's Best Supporting Actors? April 27, 2010

    In Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, audiences had a feeling that Christoph Waltz as Colonel Hans Landa overshadowed lead actor Brad Pitt. It was no surprise then, that the Austrian actor won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 2010. He did not forget to mention in his acceptance speech that without...
  • Bollywood rules 56th National Film Awards January 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Bollywood ruled the 56th National Film Awards on Saturday, bagging as many as 13 awards, with films like Fashion, Rock On!!, Firaaq and Jodha Akbar winning two awards each in various categories. But Bengali film Antaheen won the best feature film award and three more. While Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion,...
  • Chalisa in London Dreams not derogatory: Ehsaan October 31, 2009

    Mumbai: After composing the refreshing and spunky soundtrack of Rock On, music composers Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy are back with yet another rock fest called London Dreams that stars Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Asin as rockstars. While people look forward to one rocking number after another to be belted...
  • Pics: IIFA 2009 Winners June 14, 2009

    Take a look at who gets to take home the gold trophy. ...
  • IIFA Awards: Rahman Best Music Director June 13, 2009

    Macau: Internationally acclaimed and double Oscar winning composer A R Rahman was on Saturday named the Best Music Director at the IDEA International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards for his soulful compositions in the historical romance Jodhaa Akbar. Rahman couldn't attend the event and director Ashutosh Gowariker received the award on...
  • Jodhaa Akbar bags maximum technical awards at IIFA June 13, 2009

    Macau: Director Ashutosh Gowariker's magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar on Saturday bagged the maximum awards in the technical category at the IDEA International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. While ace designer Neeta Lulla walked away with the Best Costume Design Award for Jodhaa Akbar, Best Editing Trophy went to Ballu Saluja and...
  • Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy launch best rock band search June 3, 2009

    Mumbai: After helping Farhan Akhtar and gang to Rock On! music composers Shankar Ehsaan and Loy are now hunting for the most talented rock band in India. The trio launched the 'You Know You Can Rock Harder G3 Challenge' in Mumbai on Tuesday and the band who survives the challenge...
  • BIG Pictures to showcase 18 films at Cannes May 14, 2009

    Following BIG Pictures' successful launch at the Cannes Film Festival last year, the company is going back to Cannes this year with a wide range of new films. In fact BIG Pictures would be marketing the largest number of new films by an Indian film company, during the festival starting...
  • Team Rock On to rock on for charity concert March 21, 2009

    Mumbai: Team Rock On is all set for a reunion actor Farhan Akhtar and music composers Ehsaan and Loy will be performing live on Saturday at Mumbai's Shanmukananda auditorium as part of 'Concert for Mumbai'. The concert was announced earlier today by social activist Teesta Setalvad, and actor Rahul...
  • When Arjun Rampal apologised to Big B via SMS March 2, 2009

    Mumbai: Modelturnedactor Arjun Rampal, who won the best supporting actor at the 54th Idea Filmfare Awards, has apologised to Amitabh Bachchan for not mentioning his name in his winning speech, the megastar says on his blog. "Later in the night (after the ceremony) he (Arjun) sends me a SMS saying how...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners February 28, 2009

    Here are the answers and winners of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz. See if you won. Ques 1) Identify the film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Ranvir Singh Rajiv Singh Robert D'Costa Ans: Race Ques 2) Take a look at this picture. The actors have...
  • Special: The Akhtarnama with Javed, Farhan and Zoya January 31, 2009

    CNNIBN's Rajeev Masand talks to the Akhtars of Bollywood, Javed, Farhan and Zoya. ...
  • Shankar Ehsaan and Loy perform for a good cause January 27, 2009

    Mumbai: This weekend Music composers Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy performed for a good cause. This time the dynamic trio had a fund raising concert for the NGO Alert India which fights against leprosy in Mumbai. "As musicians we don't feel like we are doing a great deed by just performing....
  • Star Screen Awards; trophies, gossips and more January 15, 2009

    Mumbai: The Star screen awards held in Mumbai on Wednesday night created quite a buzz in Bollywood. Not just for the awards but also for all the unexpected surprises. Rock On bagged as many as 6 awards in various categories. The top order was swept away by the Jodha Akbar team....