India-Forums

   

Farhan's 'Rolling Stone' dream comes true with 'Rock On'

Mumbai, Aug 31 Actor-director Farhan Akhtar is elated with the cast and composers of 'Rock On' making it to the cover of popular music magazine Rolling Stone.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 | 8:05:28 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)
 0 Comments | 712 Views | Copyright: IANS

Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor-director Farhan Akhtar is elated with the cast and composers of 'Rock On' making it to the cover of popular music magazine Rolling Stone.

The September issue of the magazine features Farhan, Arjun Rampal, Luke Kenny, Purab Kohli and composer trio Shankar-Ehasaan-Loy on the cover - all looking dapper in black.

'Doing a film where I play a rock musician is a dream come true. But being on the cover of Rolling Stone? Man, that's beyond a dream,' Farhan remarked.

'As a teenager I used to dream of being in Rolling Stone. Now it's come true. I'm quite kicked about it. We're featured because we've made the first film based on rock music from this country. Also, let's not forget Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy are full-on musicians even if me and the rest of the cast are not,' Farhan told IANS.

'But yes, the only Indian musician who featured before us on the Rolling Stone cover was A.R. Rahman. So I can't pretend I'm not kicked,' he added.

Farhan and the crew showed the film to close family and friends Wednesday night and he was very happy with their reactions.

'The response was very encouraging. I'm feeling more confident about the film.'

'Rock On' has got good reviews, and regardless of how it fares, it has set Farhan's acting career rolling. But he stresses that directing would still be a priority.

'I won't be seeking out roles or creating characters for myself so I could act. But after seeing 'Rock On', filmmakers would know my range and will offer me what's suitable. I'm not going out looking for roles. After 'Rock On', I've my sister's film 'Luck By Chance' as an actor. There's also the unreleased film 'Fakir' where I'm cast with the very talented Mr. Anu Kapoor.

'At the moment I've two films to direct - 'Voice From The Sky' and the sequel to 'Don'. Only then will I think of another acting assignment,' said Farhan, who has made hits like 'Dil Chahta Hai' and 'Lakshya'.

Any plans of a sequel to 'Rock On'?

'That would depend entirely on the director Abhishek Kapoor and the kind of script he'd find again. If the plot is exciting, why not a sequel? For now we're all completely satisfied with 'Rock On'. Whatever I thought we'd be able to achieve, we've done it. There's no sense of disappointment or incompleteness, regardless of which way the box-office goes,' the actor-director said.


User Rating Rating(0 Votes)
Share this News on your Social Network.

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.
Dear Readers,
  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Bollywood, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.

RELATED CELEBRITIES

  • Page 1 of 1

Bollywood Hot N' Happening Articles Index

Dil Dhadakne Do Trailer

Views : 6596 | Comments : 0

Public Review Of Roy

Views : 7828 | Comments : 0

Poster Launch Of EVEREST

Views : 1717 | Comments : 0

Making of Jhalak Dikhlaja season 7 Promo

Views : 17047 | Comments : 64

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index