Rock On!! : Release Date, Trailer, Cast & Songs
About Rock On!!
Rock On!! was released on Aug 29, 2008 and was directed by Abhishek Kapoor .This movie is 2 hr 25 min in duration and is available in Hindi language. Prachi Desai, Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Shahana Goswami, Luke Kenny, Koel Purie, Purab Kohli, Nicolette Bird, Monica Dogra, Dalip Tahil, Suraj Jagan and Anu Malik are playing as the star cast in this movie. You can watch the movie online on Netflix/ Prime Video, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform. Rock On!! scores a 7.8 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch in the Bollywood, Drama and Dance and Music genres.
1. The lead vocalist Aditya's birthday in the movie is repeatedly highlighted as July 22. This referred to the real birthday of Don Henley, the lead vocalist of the Eagles. The lead guitarist's name is Joseph Mascarenhas, nick-named Joe which is the same as one of the lead guitarists of the Eagles, Joe Walsh.
2. This film garnered the most prestigious honor from the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for including the "Rock On!!" script as a part of the Oscar Library.
3. In an incident in the movie where the reunited Magik band-members meet their former rival Ajay from Chakravyuh, Ajay tells them that he heard they had broken up. In response to this, KD says "Guess you were wrong. HuEkek break par the (we were on a break), now we are back", which was influenced by the famous dialogue from the Eagles' member Glenn Frey during their Hell Freezes Over album, "For the record, rd we never broke up, we just had a 14-year vacation".
4. The "Rock On!!" Band (MAGIK Band) members appeared on the cover of the September 2008 issue of the Rolling Stone (India edition).
5. To promote the film, a series of live concerts took place in Pune, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengal,uru, and Kolkata. The concerts primarily had Farhan Akhtar performing along with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (the music composer trio of the film). The rest of the cast also made appearances.
6. Arjun Rampal said that before learning guitar for the movie, he used to play guitar on his tennis racket.
7.Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani promised Gattu (Abhishek Kapoor, the director of the fi of Rs. 11 hundred thousand as his remuneration as director for Rock On!! (2008) but after the success of the film, they decided to hike the amount. Though the producers knew that the film had shaped up well, they didn't expect it to be a hit in the first weekend itself, so they decided to gift the director an Rs. 25 hundred thouschequeseque.
8. Jason West, the DOP of the film is a drummer himself. So during lunch br,eaks the band would have jam sessions with the DOP on the drums.
9. To give the film the authenticity of its characterscity, the actors underwent personalized training for their portrayal of the band members. Purab Kohli trained with Lindsay D'Mello on drums, Arjun Rampal trained with Chandresh from the band 'Dream out Loud', Luke Kenny worked with Loy and Farhan trained with Shankar for vo,cals, and Ehsaan for rhythm guitar.
10. In the scene where MAGIK meets the recording company's owner, among many picture frames adorning the table, one picture shows the owner with Mr. Javed Akhtar. Mr. Javed is the lyricist of this movie the and father of Farhan Akhtar.
11. Joe uses an Ibanez Jem Steve Vai series electric guitar.
12. The guitar riff of the title song "Rock On" was used by Shankar Ehsaan Loy as a background score in one of the action sequences of Farhan Akhtar's 2004 movie Lakshya (2004).
13. KD's first name is Kedar. This is shown when his father scolds him for not making a particujewelrylery delivery, just before he meets Saakshi.
14.'Musafir', a song from a newly formed band RADIO was featured in the film but was not part of the album. It was performed in the concert shown towards the end of the movie by one of the participating bands.
Box office collection
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Big Pictures,Excel Entertainment