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5th(2009)
Rock On!!
India | 2008 | 145min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama

PROGRAM NOTE

Rock On!! is the journey of four friends who come from significantly diverse backgrounds yet aspire one dream – to become the best rock band. Aditya, lead singer of Magik, a bohemian at heart, leaves the comfort of his parents to pursue his passion as Joe, lead guitarist, an idealist hails from a family of failed musicians and hence feels the pressure of not succumbing to the legacy. Together with KD – Killer Drummer, the heart of Magik and Rob, the laid back quiet fence sitter of the band, Magik is created. Magik aspires to become the greatest band the country has ever witnessed. Magik was one such band that wished to ride the wave when rock music was on the threshold of becoming the leader in mainstream music. These remained only in their hearts as destiny interferes and their dreams are shattered. Each member moves on to lead the so-called conventional life as Aditya gets married and Joe is already a family man with a kid. But a vacuum surrounds their life and existence. As they say ‘the cosmos transpires from the moment of intention to manifest the dream of every soul,’ fate conspires yet again to bring them together. Will life give Aditya, Joe, KD and Rob a second chance to fulfill their soul calling? Will they ever live their dream? Will Magik ever reach the pinnacle and be the greatest rock band that country has ever witnessed? 

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DIRECTOR

Abhishek Kapoor

Abhishek Kapoor started his film career as an actor in 1996. After two more films, he made his directorial debut with Aryan in 2006 which got the critical acclaims. Rock On!! is his second feature film and he also wrote the script based on his own story and it swept six of India’s Filmfare Awards and six Screen India Awards.
Producer
: Farhan Akhtar Miriam Joseph Ritesh Sidhwani
Cast
: Farhan Akhtar Arjun Rampal Luke Kenny
Screenwriter
: Farhan Akhtar Pubali Chaudhuri Abhishek Kapoor
Cinematography
: Jason West
Editor
: Deepa Bhatia
Music
: Shankar Mahadevan Loy Mendonsa Ehsaan Noorani
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