Ranbir is now Rocket Singh


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Rocket Singh – Salesman of the Year, an upcoming movie in 2009 under big banner of Yash Raj films is a successful combination of the movie Chak de!India director ‘Shimit Amin’ and writer ‘Jaideep Sahney’.

After tasting success at his third venture ‘Wake up Sid’, bollywood’s current sensation and one of most promising new-comer Ranbir Kapoor is playing the lead role of a Sikh salesman in the said movie.

Be it playing a Casanova or falling in love with an elderly lady, Ranbir has a proven track record to portray each kinda role with utmost passion. Now this time he will be seen in a proper sardar look with a turban and beard.

Shazahn Padamsee 21, daughter of pop sensation Sharon Prabhakar and ad maker Alyque Padmsee who is making her debut in bollywood industry, will play the female lead role opposite Ranbir where the movie is scheduled for a release somewhere around December 2009.

The story of the film falls in a comedy genre that has Gauhar Khan and an item song by Bipasha Basu.

Shimit Amin earlier did few movies like Punk and Gingerbread Man in Hollywood but later shifted his focus to bollywood where he worked as an editor in ‘Bhoot’ and ‘Ab tak Chappan’. Success came knocking his door with his direction venture of 2007 Chak de!India under the banner of YRF that bombed at the BO and earned him overnight recognition.

On the other hand Jaideep Sahney,writer of the film is known for his work,dialogues and screenplay for bollywood hits like Chak de! India, Khosla ka Ghosla, Bunty aur Bubli and movies like Rab ne bana di jodi, Aaja Nachle, Bluffmaster and Salam Namaste.