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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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Trivia

The song" Jimmy Jimmy" was sampled from the French song "T'es Ok T'es Bath" by Ottawan. See more »

Quotes

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

Soundtracks

Auva Auva: Koi Yahan Nache
Performed by Usha Uthup & Bappi Lahiri
Music by Bappi Lahiri
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Naff classic
22 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

There's plenty of silly Bollywood films out there but this is the best of the lot! At times its hard to believe its not some genius spoof. There are some real 'I cant believe that just happened!' moments... whats the midget wedding all about!? Our hero Jimmy avenges his mothers humiliation by badman Oberoi by becoming a disco dancing star. On the way he sees off rival disco dancer who happens to be Oberois son, kung-fu kicks Oberois goons, ruins Oberois business and not only that he bags his daughter.. what a guy!

If you have a stupid sense of humour and can appreciate the early 80s naffness it'll put a big fat silly smile on your face. The music isn't so great when compared to other disco films like Star or Qurbani but makes up for in the bonkers department. Having said all that its not a bad little film underneath and Mithun puts in a great performance as Jimmy. The end climax is just classic. Sing Jimmy, sing!!


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