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Release Date 11 November, 2011
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Budget ₹66 crores
Box Office India ₹69 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹109 crores
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Janardan, born and brought up in a middle-class family, dreams of becoming a famous rockstar one day. But all he gets in return is mocking and humiliation. Soon he realizes that to become a famous rockstar, one needs to go through some tragedy. But alas, he has none in his life. In the hope of getting a heartbreak, he starts following Heer to woo her. Heer is the diva of the college who has rejected many guys. He ultimately reaches the peak he always dreamt of, but at a much larger cost.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹9.92 crores
Saturday₹11.51 crores
Sunday₹10.34 crores
First Weekend₹31.77 crores
First Week₹48.35 crores
Second Week₹15.98 crores
Third Week₹2.96 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹69 crores
Worldwide Gross₹109 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹211.14 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹333.54 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Rockstar took a strong opening and received an excellent response especially from the youth audience. The film fared well in the first week and made a collection of around Rs. 48 crores. However, after a strong earning in the week 1, the film witnessed a major fall on the second Friday and earned on low note over the second weekend.

Ranbir Kapoor's film remained low on the weekdays and the second week showed a big drop of 67% from the first week. The earning degraded further in the third week and the film only managed to collect Rs. 69 crores in its lifetime.

Rockstar could really perform well in the overseas and received below average response in the overseas market. The music of the film received excellent reviews and contributed a lot to the film's earning.

Full Cast & Characters

Ranbir KapoorJanardhan "Jordan" Jakhar / JJ
Nargis FakhriHeer Kaul
Aditi Rao HydariSheena
Munsif MujtabaRathore
Kumud MishraKhatana
Piyush MishraDhingra
Moufid AzizJai
Shammi KapoorUstad Jameel Khan
Shernaz PatelNeena Kaul
Jaideep AhlawatJordan's brother
Shreya NarayanJordan's sister-in-law
Sanjana SanghiHeer's Younger Sister

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Due to Ranbir Kapoor's unique hairstyle, the climax of this film was shot first.
  • The name of the Ranbir in this film, Jordan is inspired by an iconic rock singer & poet, Jim Morrison.
  • Ranbir even learned guitar for this film.
  • The song, Faya Kun was shot in Nizamuddin Dargah.
  • This movie marked the last appearance of Shammi Kapoor on the screen.
  • Also, Ranbir shared the screen with his uncle, Shammi for the first time.
  • The female lead, Nargis Fakhri made her debut in Bollywood with this film.
  • Before this film, she was unaware of Imtiaz Ali, Ranbir Kapoor & even Amitabh Bachchan.
  • She spoke Hindi for the first time in this film.

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