It is the continuous journey of Magik: Farhan Akhtar
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) As the much awaited trailer of his upcoming film ‘Rock On 2’ unveils in Mumbai, the team of the film gave the audience a better insight of the film with their performance.
The team of ‘Rock On 2’ at the trailer launch included actor-singer Farhan Akhtar, the film’s producer Ritesh Sidwani, actor Purab Kohli, Shraddha Kapoor, Prachi Desai and Shashank Arora.
Talking about the story of the film Farhan Akhtar said, “Being the sequel of Rock On!! the story of the film revolves around the earlier characters but with different twist and turns. It is the continuous journey of the band – Magik.”
Farhan said that while the first film is about four guys who created Magik, this film is about how the journey of ‘Magik’ continues as young musicians join the band.
Shashank, being one of the new characters in the film, talked about his experience working on such an iconic film and said, ” As Rock On!! has created a benchmark, I felt immense pressure to deliver the best. But as everyone treated me like family, I worked comfortably and tried my best to contribute to the film.”
Prachi Desai, feeling emotional and nostalgic said, “I made my Bollywood debut with Rock On!! It’s been eight years and now I am a part of the sequel. My character goes through an internal conflict and emotional journey in this film. The character has matured and has a new look. I hope people like it.”
Farhan completed 15 years in Bollywood, as he directed his first film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ in 2001, which has achieved a cult following.
Talking about his journey as actor, director, singer and writer, he said, “When you work out of passion, you don’t think much about challenges. You do not calculate what you have to compromise to get creative satisfaction. You work with joy!”–IANS