Shraddha Kapoor, will be a member of the band in Rock On 2 and would sing along with Farhan Akthar. The sequel will focus more on rock music and less on love story as compared to Rock On!! which was a struggle between love life and rock music.
Prachi Desai, will continue playing the role of Farhan's wife, and Shraddha is not casted opposite to Farhan. She is an additional member of the rock band. A source was quoted as saying,
"Shraddha's role is more pivotal than Prachi's. The film will be more about the rock band and will feature more members, including these two."
Rock On!! was a rare film in Bollywood that focused on rock music. The movie showcased the struggles of rock bands in India who suffer from financial crisis and family pressure. The songs had an electric and acoustic version of rock.
Rock On 2, would be shot in the Shillong and Mumbai. The movie is expected to go on floors this September. The filmmakers are planning the release in August 2016.
India has seen a growth of female rock bands from The Vinyl Records, The Void and solo artists like Liza Lyngdoh and Vihan Damaris. Now that Shraddha Kapoor has joined the rock band in Rock On 2, we expect the rise of more women bands in the country. One for Rock n' Roll!
Rock On!! was India's first Bollywood movie based on Rock music. The sequel Rock On 2 would be released in August 2016.
Magik With A New Member
Shraddha Kapoor would now join the band in Rock On 2 and sing along with Farhan Akhtar.
Banging It Hard
Purab Kohli banging the drums in the movie Rock On!!
Rock On members sitting at the backdrop of a poster from Led Zeppelin.
C Minor or C Major
Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar and Luke Kenny jamming togerher.
Rock On band members posing like members of Black Sabbath.
Shraddha Kapoor would show her talents in singing for Rock On 2 along with Farhan Akhtar.
Shraddha Kapoor joins Rock On 2 and would sing three songs along with Farhan Akhtar.
All Girl Rock Bands In India
The Vinyl Records, are an all girl rock band from New Delhi and released their music video WHIMS.
Women Of Rock
The Void, are an all girl rock band from Bangalore.
Solo Rock Woman
Liza Lyngdoh, is a solo guitarist from Shillong and now based in Bangalore.
Vihan Damaris, is a solo guitarist from Bangalore.