Aashiqui 2 (2013) Movie Details, Synopsis, Release Date, Analysis

By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites

Aashiqui-2-poster-showbizbitesAashiqui 2 (2013) is ready to hit the screens and all eyes are fixed and focused on the release date. The film is being much-awaited and well-in-news just for the one and important reason – it is the sequel to Bhatt’s 1990’s blockbuster romantic musical Aashiqui starring Rahul Roy and Anu Agarwal in main leads. No one can still forget the magical musical and classically scripted and directed extravaganza of Mahesh Bhatt. The cool and mesmerizing feel of the movie is still fresh. This all makes today’s viewers await for the sequel ‘Aashiqui 2’ again being churned out by Bhatt camp and T-Series. Aashiqui 2 music has already been released and been making the big waves among the listeners.

Details & Facts:

Aashqui 2 cast consists of Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Shaad Randhawa in leading roles. For the leading stars, the auditions were taken but eventually Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, who is the daughter of Bollywood’s prominent villain, comedian and character actor Shakti Kapoor.

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Initially there was a buzz about Tiger Shroff’s (son of actor Jackie Shroff) playing the hero of the film. But then the announcement was made about Aditya Roy Kapoor’s entry onto the film’s starcast as the leading guy. In September 2011, Aashiqui 2 was announced and Vishal Mahadkar was reportedly the man who was to direct the film, but later Mohit Suri was roped in to direct the romantic musical.

Aashiqui 2 (2013) has been produced by under the banners of Super Cassettes Industries Ltd (Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar) and Vishesh Films (Mukesh Bhatt). Shagufta Rafiqui has written the script of the film.

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Aashiqui 2 movie release date initially was set for 2012’s end, but later it was postponed for Valentine’s Day (2013). Due to some unknown reasons, the film’s release date then was postponed again to April 26th, 2013.

The shooting of the film was started in October 2012. The scenes are shot in Cape Town in South Africa and at various locales in Goa and Mumbai, India. Aashiqui 2 trailer was release on 13th April, 2013.

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The film’s album consists of 11 tracks in total and among them, six of the songs have been scored by Jeet Ganguly, three by composer Mithoon and remaining two songs composed by Ankit Tiwari. Irshad Kamil, Sandeep Nath and Mithoon have written the lyrics for the soundtrack.  Aashiqui 2 songs have been playing magic with the listeners.


Aashiqui 2 talks about the torrid romance happened between two people – Arohi Shirke (Shraddha Kapoor) and Rahul (Aditya Raoy Kapur). Arohi is a struggling singer who meets Rahul, a famed successful vocalist of the industry. Post couple of meetings, the love takes place between the two. The musical journey happens in their lives taking them to witness love, hate, turmoil, twists, success and failures. Rahul wants to make Arohi a big singer but in the meanwhile, his won singing career stats going down.


Bhatts are famous for making musicals. They undoubtedly have the ear for music, which is why their music is always appreciated, loved and receives critical appreciations and applauds. In Aashiqui (1990), the songs had turned out to be big hit and they are still fresh. The film became a blockbuster due to songs though it was well-executed, scripted and with power packed performances. With Aashiqui 2, the same is being expected by the viewers and critics. There are hopes for the good and hopefully Bhatt camp will endow with some delicious musical romantic treat. Aashiqui 2 is the tale of today’s time.

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Release Date:

The film is all geared up for 26th April’s release all over. Once the film releases, Aashiqui 2 (2013) movie review will be dished out for our viewers at this website. Till then you guys can enjoy reading Ek Thi Daayan 4th day box office collections and Commando 11th day box office collections report. You can also enjoy with special article on Ajay Devgn – Dabur Hajmola and Dabur Glucose Brand Ambassador. There is an article on top 10 Bollywood songs of the week as well. If you love knowing about celebrities’ fashion, read top 10 latest fashion trends of celebrities’ shoes.

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