Sadler’s Wells premiered ‘Disco Dancer: The Musical’ which ran between 16th November 2022 until Sunday 20th November 2022. The film which this musical is based was the first 100 crore film and starred celebrated Bollywood veteran Mithun Chakraborty, with music composed by the late Bappi Lahiri.
Written by Nicholas Bernard, Irfan, Ali Haji, Khush Mullick and Veer Panchal and adapted from the original script by Dr Rahi Masoom Reza and Deepak Balraj Vij, the play stars Arjun Tanwar, Hriday Gattani, Salonie Khanna, Tia Kar, Varun Tewari and Dipeesh Kashyap in key roles. The story remains the same;focussing on romance between Jimmy and Kim and Jimmy’s discovery about his mother’s death.
The production is a treat for the eyes and gives you a sense of nostalgia that you have never experienced. The dancing and songs (recreated by Salim-Sulaiman) are a treat and wraps in a blanket of the eighties that is amazingly recreated.
Disco Dancer The Musical is playing at Sadler’s Wells.