Rock On! was a hit 2008 film which marked the acting debut of the film-maker Farhan Akhtar. It centered around a rock band comprising of characters played by Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli and was directed by Abhishek Kapoor.
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani, who jointly produced the film with Farhan Akhtar, has announced the sequel to the cult movie and said Farhan, Arjun and Purab will be reprising their roles from the previous film while the rest of the cast has to be finalised.
It was also announced that Abhishek Kapoor will not direct the film. Instead, ad-filmmaker Shujaat Saudagar of Boot Polissh Films will direct this film, which will go on floors in early 2015.