Rockstar earns Rs 64 crore on opening weekend

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Nov 14, 2011 18:28 IST
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    The film is directed by Imtiaz Ali whose previous films Love Aaj Kal and Jab We Met were BO hits.

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    Ranbir Kapoor, who has locked lips with Nargis Fakhri in the film, says that shooting kissing scenes is like doing an action sequence.

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    Actor Ranbir Kapoor wishes that speculations about his affair with his Rockstar co-star Nargis Fakhri were true as "she is an amazing woman."

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    Ranbir Kapoor can't stop praising Nargis Fakhri and feels her presence is a boon to the film.

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    Rockstar marks Nargis Fakhri's debut in Bollywood.

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    Rock song Sadda Haq has become quite popular.

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    Rocktar's music is composed by AR Rahman.

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    Ranbir and Nargis complement each other as a couple.

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    Romantic song Tum Ho features Ranbir Kapoor strumming guitar and singing for Nargis Fakhri.

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    Nargis looks pretty in a red dress.

Director Imtiaz Ali's latest release Rockstar has rocked the Box Office by grossing Rs 64 crore worldwide on the opening weekend. Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has praised Ranbir Kapoor's performance and said that the film "tugged at my heartstrings...Hindi cinema is finally coming of age."

Co-produced by Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd and Eros International, the film released on more than 2,000 screens worldwide and registered Rs 53 crore in India and Rs 11 crore overseas in first three days of its release, said a statement.

The musical thriller, made on a budget of over Rs 60 crore, opened with mixed reviews, but everyone praised Ranbir's performance as an aspiring singer who turns into an aggressive lover after being jilted.

Both critics and fans describe it as young actor's finest performance to date and Shabana agrees too.

"Ranbir's performance in Rockstar is totally original he inhabits Jordan's complex world and infuses it with childlike honesty that's believable," she posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

"Imtiaz Ali's writing in Rockstar is surprising and unpredictable. Tugged at my heartstrings...Hindi cinema is finally coming of," she further added.

Rockstar introduces two new faces - Pakistani-American model Nargis Fakhri and Brazilian model Moufid Aziz.


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