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Disco Dancer (1982)

Anil is a performer dancing and singing on streets he and his mother are accused of stealing a guitar by P.N Oberoi out of shame they leave from Bombay.Years later in Goa Anil is singing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Anil / Jimmy
Kim ... Rita Oberoi
Kalpana Iyer ... Nikki Brown
... David Brown
Gita Siddharth ... Radha (as Geeta Siddarth)
Yusuf Khan ... Vasco (as Yusouf Khan)
... 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)
... Mayor Khandelwal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Bina ... (as Beena)
Gauri Verma ... Dolly Khandelwal
Vee Suri
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Anil is a performer dancing and singing on streets he and his mother are accused of stealing a guitar by P.N Oberoi out of shame they leave from Bombay.Years later in Goa Anil is singing and dancing at small functions and has dream of making it big.Sam Oberoi spoil brat of P.N Oberoi is big name in music world.David Brown his manager quits his job due to his arrogant behavior and challenges Sam he will create a new star opposite him.Mr Brown notices Anil and gives him a break where Sam's sister Rita is ready with her friends to spoil the event.When Anil starts dancing except Rita everyone follows him and show turns to be hit. Mr Brown arranges a show for him in Bombay the city where he and his mother was insulted.Sam and P.N Oberoi send goons to stop Anil from reaching the show.But he manages to reach and his performances becomes a big hit soon Anil turns into Jimmy a craze for every young star this destroys Sam's career.Rita realizes her mistake and teams up with Jimmy.But her father... Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Also Known As:

Танцор диско  »

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After success of the film Mithun Chakraborthy was known as Jimmy in Russia.After film became a huge hit in the country. 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

I Am A Disco Dancer
Performed by Vijay Benedict
Music by Bappi Lahiri
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Ultimate relaxant

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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