Farhan Akhtar to play father in ‘Rock On 2’

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


Rock On 2 340x - Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal

Farhan Akhtar is an actor who many yearn to see on the big screen. He’s soon to be seen in ‘Rock On 2’ which is a sequel to 2008’s ‘Rock On’. The actor has confirmed that he will be playing a father in the film.

Talking in an interview with SKJ, Akhtar divulged, “The characters already have a history. But in Rock 2 we�۪ve a completely new story. Seven years have passed. The�� characters have evolved . I play a father in the Rock On 2.”

On shooting in Shillong for the film, which also stars Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Prachi Desai, Akhtar added, “I wanted to do a film in the North-East. This is our tribute to the people of that region . There are North-Eastern students in various parts of India being beaten up and called outsiders. This film is a small attempt to bring the people of that region into popular culture.I am really glad we shot in Shillong. It was an amazing experience. Every single person felt a sense of loss when we finished shooting.We�۪d all love to back to Shillong.”

‘Rock On 2’ is slated for an 11th November release.