‘Rock On!! 2’ first song ‘Jaago’: Farhan rocks the youth anthem

The makers of ‘Rock On!! 2’ have released its first song. Titled ‘Jaago’ the track is touted to be the anthem of the youth of this generation. It features the members of the rock band Magik – Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli.

The band is seen performing to an open crowd with the backdrop of the iconic Gateway of India in Mumbai. The song is thrilling and Farhan as the lead singer Aditya Shroff is simply rocking. The song is a call to the youth to rise and shine and make a distinctive identity for themselves in the world. 

The performance has been choreographed by Bosco-Caesar. Farhan shares vocal credits with Shankar Mahadevan's son Siddharth. Backing vocals are by Nihaal Shetty, Soumil Shringarpure, along with composers Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani, Shankar Mahadevan. Farhan’s father Javed Akhtar has penned the lyrics. The composers and the lyricist had also created the soundtrack of the 2008 prequel ‘Rock On!!’.    

The sequel ‘Rock On!! 2’ also stars new cast of Shraddha Kapoor and Shashank Arora, besides Prachi Desi, who made her Bollywood debut with the 2008 film along with Farhan.  

Directed by Shujaat Saudagar and produced by Farhan and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment, the musical drama is scheduled to releases on November 11.