New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Director Farhan Akhtar, who makes his acting and singing debut with "Rock On", says his crooning for the film was essential to make the character authentic.
"My director Abhishek Kapoor was very clear that whoever plays the lead singer of the band in the movie should sing the songs himself. If the character is about a singer and the songs are being dubbed then it looks a bit fake," Farhan told IANS.
"It is the authenticity factor that comes in between. However, my singing worked really well in context to the movie," he added.
Releasing Friday, the film narrates the story of four friends who put together a rock band b