Aashiqui 2 (transl. Romance 2) is a 2013 Indian Hindi-language romantic musical drama movie directed with the aid of Mohit Suri and produced by way of Mukesh Bhatt, Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the Vishesh Films and T-Series Films, with Mahesh Bhatt serving as presenter. A non secular successor to the 1990 musical movie Aashiqui. A remake of the 1937 movie A Star Is Born, the film stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor inside the lead roles, with Shaad Randhawa and Mahesh Thakur in helping roles, as well as Salil Acharya in a cameo appearance. Set within the early 2010s, the film centers on a turbulent romantic courting among a failing singer, Rahul Jaykar, and his protege, aspiring singer Aarohi Keshav Shirke, which is tormented by Rahul’s problems with alcohol abuse and temperament.
There have been first of all several worries inside the Indian media that it could not live up to the excessive requirements and fulfillment of the unique. Production of the film started in 2011, with the major photography taking location in Cape Town, Goa and Mumbai on a budget of ₹18 crore (US$2.3 million).
Aashiqui 2 was released on 26 April 2013, The movie became a business fulfillment at the field-workplace in spite of presenting beginners, and changed into one of the maximum-grossing Hindi films of 2013, earning over ₹109 crore (US$14 million) andwithin the primary four weeks, ending both Kapur’s and Kapoor’s early years of battle for popularity.[five] Eventually, it became the very best grossing production for the Bhatt brothers and the Vishesh Films banner. The soundtrack to the film have become very famous after its launch; the songs “Tum Hi Ho” and “Sunn Raha Hai” crowned the charts across various structures in India, as did the songs “Chahun Main Ya Naa” and “Milne Hai Mujhse Aayi”. Later on, it became remade in Telugu as Nee Jathaga Nenundali.Plot
The movie opens through displaying a huge crowd expecting Rahul Jaykar, a a success singer and musician whose profession is waning because of his alcohol addiction – to perform at a degree display in Goa. After nearly finishing a song, he is all at once interrupted via an artist, Aryan, who was losing his profession because of Rahul’s, at some stage in his overall performance. Rahul fights him, stops his overall performance, and drives to a nearby bar. He meets Aarohi Keshav Shirke, a bar singer who idolises Rahul. After noticing Aarohi looking at a image of Lata Mangeshkar within the bar, he assumes that she wants to end up a singer. Impressed by way of her simplicity and voice, Rahul promises to convert her right into a making a song sensation and asks her to never carry out again in bars. Due to his warranty, Aarohi leaves her job and returns to Mumbai with Rahul, who convinces record manufacturer Saigal to meet her. When Aarohi calls Rahul, he’s attacked and injured with the aid of a few thugs, and is unable to obtain her name. His friend and supervisor Vivek decides that information of the assault on Rahul ought to no longer be leaked to the media, and alternatively publicises a false story that Rahul has left the united states of america to take part in degree indicates. When Aarohi tries to contact Rahul again, Vivek ignores the calls. After months of futilely trying to contact Rahul, a broken Aarohi is pressured to sing in bars again because of her family issues.
Meanwhile, Rahul recovers from his accidents and again starts offevolved the search for Aarohi. He learns that Aarohi is operating in a bar once more and that Vivek had disregarded her calls with out informing him. Rahul apologizes to Aarohi and fires Vivek, and that they meet with Saigal for the recording settlement. Rahul starts offevolved to educate Aarohi, who signs a music contract to sing in movies and will become a successful playback singer. Her circle of relatives and Rahul are glad, however when humans start to gossip that Rahul is the use of her as a servant, he relapses into alcohol dependancy. Aarohi, who loves Rahul more than her profession, comforts him and that they come to be making love. Despite Aarohi’s mother Subhadra’s disapproval, Aarohi actions in with Rahul and things go properly until Rahul’s dependancy worsens, inflicting him to become aggressive and violent.
Aarohi attempts to rehabilitate Rahul, sacrificing her singing profession in doing so. After Saigal reminds them about their dream of Aarohi becoming a successful singer, Rahul orders her to cognizance on her paintings. During Aarohi’s degree display, Rahul meets Kunal Basu, a journalist, behind the scenes, in which Kunal accuses him of the use of Aarohi for satisfaction and cash. Furious, Rahul beats up Kunal and begins drinking. He ends up in jail, and Aarohi comes to bail him out. Rahul overhears Aarohi telling Saigal that she goes to leave her profession for him and is prepared to give up her movie star fame due to the fact Rahul is greater critical to her. Rahul knows that he has turn out to be a burden in her lifestyles, and that leaving her is his simplest choice to keep her. The subsequent day, he bids her farewell through assuring her that he’ll change his way of life, but little is she aware that he honestly intends to dedicate suicide, which he does by means of leaping off a bridge. His death pains some of humans, which includes Saigal, who became in any other case insistent, much like Rahul, on Aarohi moving in advance in her profession.
Distraught by way of Rahul’s loss of life, Aarohi comes to a decision to depart her profession but Vivek persuades her to stay. He reminds her that Rahul wanted her to end up a a hit singer and killed himself as he did not need to be a burden on her and stay an obstacle in the course of her fulfillment. Aarohi consents, and returns to singing. Later, she signs and symptoms her call as “Aarohi Rahul Jaykar” in a fan’s guide as a tribute to Rahul and her unsung preference to marry him. As it begins raining, she watches the couple who took her autograph sharing a romantic second underneath a jacket as she and Rahul had accomplished.Cast
- Aditya Roy Kapur as Rahul Jaykar
- Shraddha Kapoor as Aarohi Shirke / Aarohi Rahul Jaykar (A few strains with the aid of Mona Ghosh Shetty)
- Shaad Randhawa as Vivek – Rahul’s friend
- Mahesh Thakur as Saigal
- Shubhangi Latkar as Subhadra Shirke, Aarohi’s mother
- Milind Phatak as Keshav Shirke, Aarohi’s father
- Chitrak Bandhopadyay as Salim Bhai
- Mahesh Bhatt as Vikram Jaykar, Rahul’s father
- Bugs Bhargava as a person ingesting in Bar
- Salil Acharya as Aryan
- Soumyajit Majumdar as Kunal Basu
- Partha Akerkar as Shankar
- Aashna Gaikwad as a lyricist
- Ankit Tiwari as a tune director
In September 2011, the Indian media mentioned that Mahesh Bhatt and Bhushan Kumar were keen to remake the 1990 musical blockbuster Aashiqui. Kumar approached Bhatt for a probable sequel, even though it became Shagufta Rafique’s melodramatic romantic script which persuaded him that the film had ability as a sequel and determined to continue with the undertaking.[eight] Given Aashiqui‘s status in Hindi cinematic history as one of the finest Indian musicals of all time, many expressed concerns towards the choice to remake the film, doubtful that the manufacturers ought to come up with a soundtrack on par with the fine of the 1990 film. Bhatt stated that they absolutely resisted the temptation to use the soundtrack of the sooner movie, and promised that Aashiqui 2 would revive the technology of melodious film track, as Aashiqui had done 22 years ago.
It became pronounced that Madhur Bhandarkar have been approached to direct the movie, but later became down the provide because of different working commitments.[eleven] It was confirmed in November 2011 that Vishal Mahadkar, director of Blood Money, was to direct the photo, however the following month it become introduced that Mohit Suri had replaced Mahadkar as director on the ultimate minute. Bhatt showed the improvement, saying “Earlier we had finalised Vishal for the mission. But now we’ve got scrapped that concept and determined a sparkling one. We were given Mohit to direct the movie”. Several media outlets falsely suggested that the movie was a remake of the Vishesh films 1990 love triangle Awaargi. However, Mahesh Bhatt denied the rumours and stated “Aashiqui 2 isn’t a remake of any of our films. It’s an authentic script. A very modern love story managing mature emotions.”[nine]Casting
The film’s producers released a national talent hunt to find out new faces for the film, to start with refusing to appoint set up actors. However, the actors who got here to audition were now not promising sufficient for the jobs, and the concept changed into scrapped. Mahesh Bhatt said, “It was a disastrous expertise hunt. We found that human beings lacked the braveness to audition. Those who are amateurs went for audition …and people with positive skills were like why ought to we threat public rejection.” When Suri saw some pics of Aditya Roy Kapur and met him, he found Kapur best for the function and forged him to play the male lead.