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Movie Review – Rockstar

There are some movies that take themselves seriously and then there are some that make a fool of themselves (think Dabangg). Rockstar falls into neither of these categories and thus despite being a movie which could have a lot of potential finally ends up making a mess of itself.

At a running time of nearly 3 hours, I have a lot to nitpick about the movie but  to be fair let’s list down some good things first. The music by A.R. Rahman is fabulous and fresh as ever. The songs reflect the pain, anguish and rebellious nature of a true rock star. Secondly, I was glad to see Ranbir Kapoor come out of his shell and really give the performance of his acting life till date. The (supposed) pain in his eyes looked as real as it could ever be.

Now that niceties are over, lets get down to business. Despite sporting pouty lips and great body, Nargis Fakhri ended up being the biggest disappointment. Frankly, a mannequin would have acted better than her. She is such a disaster that in some scenes w…