Romance 2 is a Indian romantic musical drama film directed by Mohit Suri. Set in the early s, Aashiqui 2 is a love story centering on the turbulent relationship between musicians Rahul and Arohi, a relationship which is affected by Rahul's issues with alcohol abuse and temperament.
Aashiqui 2 couple dating another woman film's storyline is based on the two Hollywood musical film and musical film of the name A Star Is Born. The film is a spiritual successor to the musical film Aashiquiand initially caused concern in the Indian media that it could not live up to the high standards and success of the original.
Aashiqui 2 is the highest-grossing film ever produced by Vishesh Films. The soundtrack to the film became very popular after its release; the songs " Tum Hi Ho " and " Sunn Raha Hai " topped the charts across various platforms in India. It later inspired the Telugu -language film Nee Jathaga Nenundali. After nearly completing a song, he is unexpectedly interrupted by Aryan Salil Acharyawho was losing his career due to Rahul's, during his performance.
Rahul fights him, stops his performance, and drives to a local bar. After noticing Aarohi looking at a photograph of Lata Mangeshkar in the bar, he assumes that she wants to become a singer. Impressed by her simplicity and voice, Rahul promises to transform her into a singing sensation and asks her to never perform again in bars. Due to his assurance, Aarohi leaves her job and returns to Mumbai with Rahul, who convinces record producer Saigal Mahesh Thakur to meet her.
When Aarohi calls Rahul, he is attacked and injured by some thugs, and is unable to receive her call. His friend and manager Vivek Shaad Randhawa decides that news of the assault on Rahul should not be leaked to the media, and instead publicises a false story that Rahul has left the country to participate in stage shows.
When Aarohi attempts to contact Rahul again, Vivek ignores the calls. After two months of attempting to contact Rahul, a broken Aarohi is forced to sing in bars again because Aashiqui 2 couple dating another woman her family problems.
Meanwhile, Rahul recovers from his injuries and again starts the search for Aarohi. He learns that Aarohi is working in a bar again and that Vivek had ignored her calls without informing him. Rahul apologises to Aarohi and fires Vivek, and they meet with Saigal for the recording agreement. Rahul begins to train Aarohi, who signs a music contract to sing in films and becomes a successful playback singer.
Her family and Rahul are happy, but when people begin to gossip that Rahul is using her as a servant, he relapses into alcohol addiction.
Aarohi, who loves Rahul more than her career Aashiqui 2 couple dating another woman him and they end up making love. Despite Aarohi's mother's disapproval, Aarohi moves in with Rahul and things go well until Rahul's addiction worsens, causing him to become aggressive and violent.
To help Rahul fight his alcoholism, Aarohi attempts to rehabilitate Rahul, sacrificing her singing career in doing so. After Saigal reminds them about their dream of Aarohi becoming a successful singer, Rahul orders her to focus on her work.
During Aarohi's stage show, Rahul meets a journalist backstage, who accuses him of using Aarohi for pleasure and money. Furious, Rahul beats up the journalist and starts drinking. He ends up in jail, and Aarohi comes to bail him out. Rahul overhears Aarohi telling Saigal that she is going to leave her career for him and is ready to give up her celebrity status because Rahul is more important to her.
Rahul understands that he has become a burden in Aashiqui 2 couple dating another woman life, and that leaving her is his only option to save her. The next day, he bids her farewell by assuring her that he will change his lifestyle and commits suicide by jumping from a bridge.
Distraught by Rahul's death, Aarohi decides to leave her career but Vivek persuades her to stay. He reminds her that Rahul wanted her to become a successful singer and killed himself as he did not want to be a burden on her and remain an obstacle in the path of her success.
Aarohi agrees, and returns to singing. Later, she signs her name as "Aarohi Rahul Jaykar" in a fan's handbook as a tribute to Rahul and her unsung desire to marry him. As rain starts falling, she watches the couple who took her autograph sharing a romantic moment under a jacket as she and Rahul had done.
In Septemberthe Indian media reported that Mahesh Bhatt and Bhushan Kumar keen to remake the musical blockbuster Aashiqui. It was reported that Madhur Bhandarkar had been approached to direct the film, but later turned down the offer because of other working commitments.
Bhatt confirmed the development, saying "Earlier we had finalised Vishal for the project. But now we have scrapped that idea and found a fresh one. We got Mohit to direct the film".
However, Mahesh Bhatt denied the rumours and said " Aashiqui 2 is not a remake of any of our films. It's an original script. A very contemporary love story dealing with mature emotions. The film's producers launched a nationwide talent hunt to discover new faces for the film, initially refusing to employ established actors.
However, the actors who came to audition were not promising enough for the roles, and the idea was scrapped. We discovered that people lacked the courage to audition. Those who are amateurs went for audition We found her to be very talented. All three actors have extremely challenging dramatic roles.
Aashiqui 2 couple dating another woman I was pretty sure I wanted Aditya and Shraddha to play my protagonists. My writer Shagufta Rafique and I saw them as the protagonists.
See, Aditya and Shraddha may have had unsuccessful films before. But that never took away from their talent. Principal photography for the film began in October with film's lead cast. The first music was released on 22 Februaryand was well received by critics and audiences. The song became an instant hit with approximately 2 million views on YouTube within 10 days of release, which helped in the marketing of the film. The film's preview poster showing Aditya and Shraddha under a jacket in a rain-drenched street with the streetlight casting glow was released along with music on 18 March Unlike most Bollywood films which indulge in months of promotion before the release, Aashiqui 2 had less than three weeks for promotion before its release.
Statues resembling the signature image of the couple hiding under the jacket were placed inside various theatres. Critics praised the performances, chemistry between the lead pair, and the music.
A stirring account with brilliant moments, bravura performances, strong emotional quotient and addictive music, this one's an absolute must watch for the romantics.