11 Nov, 2011
2 hrs 40 mins
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A Delhi boy resents the fact that he has no pain in his life. He has realized that all great Musicians have had a painful life. In order to get his heart broken, he proposes to the most sought-after girl in Delhi University. The story of `Rockstar` is the seven years of the boy`s life and relationship with the girl at the end of which he does become a huge musical star, but his heart also gets broken.
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Leave it to Imtiaz Ali to take a love story and present it in a manner that`s completely different from run-of-the-mill Bollywood. Romance, under his creative vision, becomes a multi-layered, sensitively nuanced, monumental experience which has more to do with serenading your soulmate rather than a stereotypical marriage partner. With intelligent entertainers like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal and now Rockstar, he is evolving as a new age Yash Chopra. Love literally smoulders under his narrative, albeit in a completely modern idiom. ...Read full review
When The Doors had their first ever professional photographs taken, to go with their incendiary 1967 debut, frontman James Douglas Morrison consciously chose to leave the smiling out of it. The others occasionally smirked affably enough but Morrison, yearning to showcase his searing intensity as a poet (``a word man, better than a bird man``) stared solemnly into the lens, and thus at all us onlookers, his piercing gaze shoving us toward attention. ...Read full review
Doing a Mausam simply means loving your work so much to the point of getting obsessed and losing objectivity. It happened with Pankaj Kapur. This does not mean that ROCKSTAR will be a MAUSAM. Far from it. If an actor can have you riveted to your seat for the entire length of the movie and you see nothing else but just sheer brilliance in every twist in his character; that`s `paisa vasool, time respected, audience is baap` approach. ...Read full review
Ranbir Kapoor is Janardan Jakhar, a middle-class kid from Delhi`s Pitampura, who sets himself up to get his heart broken when he`s told he can`t be a great musician until he`s suffered great pain. Janardhan goes from a desperate struggler strumming his guitar at campus hangout spots, to an angsty star, now rechristened Jordan, who`s prone to violent outbursts. Indeed it`s love and pain itself that inspires this journey. His heart beats for the unattainable Heer (Nargis Fakhri), the gorgeous Kashmiri girl he befriended while in college, who is now married in Prague. ...Read full review

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