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Disco Dancer (1982)

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Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mithun Chakraborty ...
Anil
Kim ...
Rita Oberoi
Kalpana Iyer ...
Nikki Brown
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David Brown
Gita Siddharth ...
Radha (as Geeta Siddarth)
Yusuf Khan ...
Vasco (as Yusouf Khan)
Bob Christo ...
International Hit-man
Master Chhotu ...
Young Anil
Baby Pinky ...
Young Rita
Jankidas ...
Stage Show Producer (as Janki Das)
Amarnath Mukherjee ...
Ghulam Nabi - Stage Show Producer (as Amar Nath)
Chandrashekhar ...
Mayor Khandelwal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Bina ...
(as Beena)
Gauri Verma ...
Dolly Khandelwal
Vee Suri
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Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he takes over as popular disco dancer. Oberoi, in an attempt to get rid of Jimmy, accidentally kills his mother, and Jimmy is devastated and unable to perform. Will he rise above the tragedy, sing again, and avenge his mother's death? Written by Anonymous

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The Teilman Brothers song" Jesus Come Back to Save Us" (Disco version) is played in the film. When Mithun is practicing his dance steps . The song was redone in Hindi as " Krishna Dharti Pe Aaja Tu" By Bappi Lahiri. The Hindi versions music is exactly the same as the English one. See more »

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Anil: [singing] I am a... Iam a... I am a Disco Dancer!
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Referenced in Golmaal 3 (2010) See more »

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Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja
Performed by Parvati Khan
Music by Bappi Lahiri
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Entertainingly Silly
26 May 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

This is the incredibly silly story of a heroic Disco Dancer and his mother trying to restore their good name and defeat the evil Disco Dancer and his rich, evil father. The evil Disco Dancer has a goofy Freddy Mercury mustache and rips off the 80's song Video Killed the Radio Star. The good Disco Dancer snaps his fingers when he fights like an extra from West Side Story. The main bad guy employs that big goofy looking bearded white guy who was in so many Indian movies of the era as a heavy. The musical numbers are the reason to show up - they are frequent and hilarious.

I definitely recommend this movie. Very goofy stuff, great singing and dancing, mega-retarded plot. My girlfriend, who generally can't stand silly movies, had the "I am Disco Dancer" song stuck in her head for a week. Go crazy!


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