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AR Rahman: ‘Rockstar’ is not my best work
For the first time ever, AR Rahman performed live for a film promotion event for Rockstar. An excerpt from a chat with the maestro..
Is Rockstar AR Rahman’s best album yet? The music maestro didn’t have a clear answer when we asked him that just after the Rockstar concert in Mumbai last evening. Trying to laugh it off, he said, “I don’t know. I’ve not done this kind of music before. But it’s teamwork again. There’s a lot of inspiration…. Imtiaz (Ali) and me, we have been discussing the Rockstar story for the past four years. Then we had a break and the whole story took a turn. We thought we’ll make it more accessible to our Indian audience. Y’know, some people don’t care about rock and some people care about it too much. So, we had to find a balance in the music. Because it’s about a desi guy who becomes a rockstar not out of choice, but…(circumstances).”
So, which is his favourite song from Rockstar? “Saadda Haq,” said Rahman. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan, AR Rahman win at Apsara Awards
Rockstar and The Dirty Picture win several awards, and Best Film is taken by Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan picked the best actors’ trophies at the star-studded seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards in Mumbai on Wednesday night for their performance in Rockstar and The Dirty Picture respectively. The best film award went to Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and Zoya Akhtar won the best director for the movie. Her actor-filmmaker brother Farhan Akhtar took home the best supporting actor award for the movie too. The best supporting actress award went to Priyanka Chopra’s cousin Parineeti Chopra, for her portrayal of a bubbly, rich, spoilt Delhi girl in Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl. The act also bagged the best debutant (female) award for her. The best debutant (male) honour went to southern actor Rana Daggubati for his first Bollywood project Dum Maro Dum.
The best choreography trophy was picked by Bosco-Caesar for the peppy title track of Desi Boyz. Irshad Kamil picked the best lyrics award for Naadaan parindey from the film Rockstar, while the best music award went to Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman for the same film. Mohit Chauhan, who became the voice of Ranbir’s character in Rockstar walked away with the best singer (male) award for the cult song Saadda haq. Among the females, Shreya Ghoshal took the honour for her rendition of romantic number Teri meri from the movie Bodyguard.
A special award was bestowed upon megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the last season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, which proved to be a worthy platform for the common man. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire! See pics
The father-son duo performed to each other’s songs at IIFA Singapore
Actors Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire in Singapore on Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together for the first time. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth loves ‘Kolaveri di’; might star in Dhanush and Aishwarya’s film `3′
Superstar Rajinikanth may just do a cameo in daughter Aishwarya’s directorial 3, the film whose song Why this kolaveri di is a ‘rage’
Just as news of Rajinikanth in a 3D film is doing the rounds, comes the rumour that the Superstar will do a special appearance in elder daughter Aishwarya’s directorial debut film 3. Yes, it’s the same film which has the song Why this kolaveri di, the latest sensation across the country. Aishwarya’s husband Dhanush stars in the lead in the film alongside Shruti Haasan. Dhanush has sung the hit number which is now the latest youth anthem after Hindi film Rockstar‘s Saadda haq. Click here to read more