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Ten years of Rockstar: Imtiaz Ali, AR Rahman and fans celebrate film turning a decade old

Directed by Ali, the film stars Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri

Shilpa S
Nov 11, 2021
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It has been a decade since Rockstar’s release, but time has not dimmed the legacy it left in its wake. As the Ranbir Kapoor starrer turned ten recently, social media was rife with celebratory posts commemorating the occasion. Even Imtiaz Ali and AR Rahman did not hold back, making special posts to mark the film’s anniversary.

Rahman, who helmed the film’s music, made a post on his Twitter handle marking the occasion. The post featured a colourful poster of Kapoor in character, playing a guitar. The hashtag 10YEARSOFROCKSTAR accompanied the post.

Ali took to his Instagram stories to reminisce over his 2011 directorial. The filmmaker posted posters, a clip from the film and even links to a podcast and interview where he talked about the movie.


Irshad Kamil, who penned the lyrics to the film’s songs, also shared a celebratory post, thanking fans for their adoration of the film.

Singer Harshdeep Kaur also expressed her gratitude at being involved in the film’s music.

Not ones to be left behind, fans clamoured on Twitter hailing the movie’s mastery. Twitterati were all praise for not only the impeccable music of the film, but also Kapoor’s acting chops and Ali’s directing skills.

Some fans even made memes signalling their love for the movie.

Rockstar tells the story of a young man’s journey from wide eyed music lover to one of the most celebrated rockstars of the century, and a special person in his life who was with him every step of the way. The film was released on November 11, 2011.

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