An awesome love story, heartbreak, and a story of Betrayal ‘Umrao Jaan’ have been finalized the musical opened at Rangmandir, Bandra, Mumbai on Tuesday.
It was for the first time when Umrao Jaan was been adapted to showcase in the theatre musical. This is Directed by Rajeev Goswami and was produced by Gravity Zero Entertainment.
The live music is composed by duo Salim-Sulaiman and lyrics are written by Irfan Siddiqui. Characters like Nawab Sultan, Khanum Jaan, and Gauhar Mirza will also play dominant roles in this musical.
The Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman along with their entire cast and the crew of Umrao Jaan opened the media panel where they told: “We have been a huge fan of Umrao Jaan since 1981. It was a dream for us to create a musical on the backdrop of a struggle of a courtesan. We have worked really hard on it and are so emotional and proud to see a packed house at the premiere.”
Celebrities like Sonu Nigam, Aditi Gautam, Shreyas Talpade, Kabir Bedi, Talat Aziz, and Aftab Shivdasani, Karanvir Bohra, Drashti Dhami,Kinshuk Mahajan, Maninder Singh, Urvashi Dholakia, Sanaya Irani and Juhi Parmar graced the event.
The musical will have a total of 10 shows in the New Delhi between May-June 2019.