Ajay Devgan’s ‘Tezz’ to Clash with Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Rockstar’

Ajay Devgan’s forthcoming film Tezz, also starring Anil Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut is all set to release this year November. However, Ajay is now concerned about experiencing a possible clash with Imtiaz Ali’s next, Rockstar, which stars, Ranbir Kapoor, newcomer, Nargis Fakhri and the late, Shammi Kapoor.

Sources close to Ajay Devgan say, ‘He is clear that he no longer wants any of his films to class with another, especially one that involves his friends. Ajay shares a good rapport with Ranbir since Raajneeti. Ajay is also close to Ashtavinayak, who has produced Rockstar and the Golmaal series, which added to Ajay’s stardom.’ Continue reading

Ranbir’s ‘Rockstar’ dedicated to Shammi Kapoor

B-town is mourning at the loss of its ‘Yahoo’ icon. Shammi Kapoor, who left for heavenly abode recently, is being missed by one and all, from reel and real world. But the ones who are really feeling the empty space that the veteran star has left are the people behind Imtiaz Ali’s forthcoming film ‘Rockstar’.

Shammiji gave his last screen performance for this one which stars his grand nephew Ranbir Kapoor. Reportedly to be their first and last film together, Shammiji and Ranbir feature in a jugalbandi sequence where the veteran plays a shehnai while the latter plays a guitar. According to sources, Shammiji’s character symbolises bygone generation while Ranbir’s portrays contemporary one. The Youngistan star feels quite thankful that he got a chance to work with the elder Kapoor.
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SRK, Ranbir bid final adieu to Shammi Kapoor

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who shared screen space with Shammi Kapoor in “Chamatkar” (1992), paid his homage to the late actor at his Malabar Hill home on Sunday evening.

Shah Rukh, who came in a black BMW, did not stay inside the house for very long and also restrained from speaking to the media.

Also present was actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is Shammi Kapoor’s grandnephew. Shammi had recently acted in Ranbir’s forthcoming film “Rockstar” that is being directed by Imtiaz Ali.
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Ranbir-starrer ‘Rockstar’ a tribute to Shammi?

Shammi Kapoor may have passed away but the legendary entertainer still lives on through his work… It’s a well-known fact that Shammi Kapoor shot for a few scenes in Imtiaz Ali directed film ‘Rockstar’.

In the movie Ranbir Kapoor plays a small town boy hoping to become a Rockstar someday. While the character of Shammi Kapoor symbolises a generation past, Ranbir’s symbolises the youth of today. Continue reading

A R Rahman to make Ranbir Kapoor a ROCKSTAR

Mumbai, July 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Eros International and Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision will present Ranbir Kapoor in “Rockstar” – a Hindi film with music directed by Academy Award-winning composer-director Allah Rakha Rahman.

The release date of Rockstar is Sept 9, 2011. The romance-drama film is directed by Imtiaz Ali. Nargis Fakhri appears opposite Ranbir Kapoor, with Sanjana Sanghi, Shammi Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat, Aditi Rao, Moufid Aziz, Shikha Jain and more in the supporting cast. Continue reading