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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 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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An aging Rajesh Khanna plays the role of Jimmy's mentor in the film, who is part of the song Goro Ki Na Kalo Ki both slow and fast version. See more »

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

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Goron Ki Na Kalon Ki
Performed by Suresh Wadkar & Usha Mangeshkar
Music by Bappi Lahiri
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Ultimate relaxant
7 March 2005 | by (Moscow, Russia) – See all my reviews

Turn off your brains, sit back and relax - that's the slogan for most Indian movies. I consider this one to be a masterpiece. "Jimmy, jimmy - acha acha acha!" - this song is still remembered throughout the former Soviet Union, though 20 years have passed since the film was #1 in national top. Indeed, Indian producers far outsmarted Walt Disney in silly-story-making, with far lower budget. Who knows what globalization issues will produce in the next few years? If Indians win the movie entertainment market, this film may hold the place of Casablanca. As a matter of fact, both Casablanca and Disco Dancers are full of clichés and national vision of the outer world, so in this point of view Disco Dancer is a masterpiece again.


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