“Rock On!! 2” is an upcoming sequel of the 2008 blockbuster “Rock On!!” Director of prequel Abhishek Kapoor has been replaced by Shujaat Saudagar in “Rock On!! 2” The movie is produced by Farhan Akhter and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entertainment. Music has been composed by the trio of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. “Rock On!! 2” will be released on 11 November, 2016.
The main cast for “Rock On!! 2″ is almost same as in prequel including Farhan Akhtar as Aditya Sharoff, Prachi Desai as Sakshi Shroff, Arjun Rampal as Joseph Mascarenhas and PurabKohli as KedarZaveri, this time however, we will be seeing a new face in the Rock On family. Shraddha Kapoor who is juggling between different projects will be making her entry in the Rock On franchise through this second installment. Most of the filming of the project has been done in Shillong, Meghalaya as depicted in the recent stills from the film set. In some of the photos released on social media, the multi-starrer cast of “Rock On!! 2” can be seen posing in the scenic landscape of Shillong.
The movie is expected to highlight the current conflict in the North-East region of India. Producer Farhan Akhter has also said that the movie will be completely musical and there won’t be much romance involved, however the inclusion of 28 year old “Aashique 2” Shraddha Kapoor in the cast raises some questions regarding the claim. There are also reports that Shraddha has been taking vocal lessons from vocal trainer Samantha Edwards who has also coached Priyanka Chopra. Shraddha Kapoor will be singing three songs in “Rock On!! 2” Also included in the cast are Shashank Arora and Shahana Goswami as Debbie Mascaren has. Will “Rock On!! 2” be able to beat its prequel? We will find out soon.