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Alia out, Shradda in, in the sequal of Rock on

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Alia out, Shradda in, in the sequal of Rock on
Excel Entertainment’s Rock On 2 is set to go on floors this year and it can now be officially confirmed that Shraddha Kapoor is playing the female lead in the film. Rock On is a cult classic and it had great demand for a sequel. After the success of their first sequel Don 2, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani are now geared up for the sequel of Rock On.

The film will feature the epic trio from the prequel- Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli. Shraddha will play a young girl who joins the band and brings about a lot of changes. She has a beautiful voice and will singing in the film.

Previously, Alia Bhatt was considered for the role but the actress opted out of the film citing date issues. The makers always wanted an actress who can sing and hence Alia and Shraddha were the probable choices for the film. After Alia chose to op out, Shraddha was signed on for the same. 

Confirming the news, Shraddha says, "I am extremely excited to be a part of Rock On 2. I am a big fan of the first part and and love the character I am playing in the sequel. It is a role that involves singing and live performances and that very few roles give you a chance to do.”

Excel Entertainment has an exciting year with the release of Bangistan and Dil Dhadakne Do. Also, Rock On 2 goes on floors and Nitya Mehra’s film starring Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif is in the pre production stage.

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