Rockstar is a 2011 Indian Hindi-language musical romantic movie directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by former Eros International chief Sunil Lulla and Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Limited chief Dhilin Mehta, featuring Ranbir Kapoor as well as Nargis Fakhri and featuring music by A. R. Rahman. In addition to Shammi Kapoor, Moufid Aziz, Aditi Rao Hydari, Piyush Mishra, Shernaz Patel, and Kumud Mishra, the film has Moufid Aziz, Aditi Rao Hydari, Piyush Mishra, Shernaz Patel, and Kumud Mishra in supporting parts.
On November 11th, 2011, Rockstar got premiered. Tibetans protested in Chennai and Dharmasala the day before the movie’s premiere, demanding that the Central Board of Film Certification edit sequences displaying the Tibetan flag. The movie garnered mostly good reviews at its initial release. [5 The movie’s stars, Kapoor and Rahman, were praised by critics, while the narrative was panned. It was one of the year’s highest-grossing pictures, and it managed to appeal to the city’s youth.
Rockstar earned $1.08 billion (US$15 million) globally on a budget of $600 million (US$8.4 million).
The movie’s soundtrack is sometimes referred to be the finest music album of the decade. For their roles in the movie, Kapoor and Rahman earned several accolades. The picture has developed a cult-like following so over years.
A. R. Rahman wrote and scored the movie’s soundtrack. Since his debut, Socha Na Tha, this is the first Imtiaz Ali movie to feature the same composer for both the movie soundtrack and the music. Irshad Kamil wrote all of the lyrics for the soundtrack, which includes 14 songs. The album was recorded in three cities: Chennai, London, and Mumbai. Mohit Chauhan provided vocals for nine tracks. T-Series purchased the audio rights. Critics reacted positively to the film when it was released on September 30, 2011. “Sadda Haq” has become the album’s most successful song and was dubbed a “youth anthem.”