6.4/10
973
8 user 7 critic

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 »

Director:

Babbar Subhash (as B. Subhash)

Writers:

Rahi Masoom Reza, Deepak Balraj Vij (story) (as Deepak Balraj)
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Dance Dance (1987)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Orphaned as kids, Radha and her brother Ramu make their living by dancing and singing in small functions. Ramu makes it big in the music world.

Director: Babbar Subhash
Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Smita Patil, Mandakini
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Aarti lives with her only son Avinash. When Avinash falls in love and decides to get married, she tells him the truth about his father's death.

Director: Babbar Subhash
Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Smita Patil, Salma Agha
Action | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his tab trades his 'winning' ticket to the waiter, Namdev (Pran), instead. Namdev decides to share ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Rishi Kapoor
Sholay (1975)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

Director: Ramesh Sippy
Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan
Mard (1985)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

British intelligence comes over to India and loot all its wealth and carry it over to there country. Once they were being challenge by a brave king name Raja Azaad Singh, one day he happen ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy
Awaara (1951)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Raju lives as a derelict as a result of being estranged from his bitter father, a district judge, who threw Raju's mother out of the house years ago. Raju shacks up with a Dacoit (... See full summary »

Director: Raj Kapoor
Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Nargis, Raj Kapoor
Bobby (1973)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Mr. Nath lives a very wealthy lifestyle in India along with his wife, Sushma, and a 6 year old son, Raj. Both he and Sushma lead a very busy life, so much so that they have no quality time ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Kapoor
Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Pran
Dharam Veer (1977)
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Movie revolves around two brothers who are separated during birth but meet as adults and form a deep friendship. Also about the challenges that test their friendship.

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Jeetendra
Dushman (1998)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A woman goes on a hunt to find her twin sister's rapist and murderer.

Director: Tanuja Chandra
Stars: Kajol, Sanjay Dutt, Ashutosh Rana
Coolie I (1983)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is ... See full summary »

Directors: Manmohan Desai, Prayag Raj
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Rishi Kapoor
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.

Director: Robbie Grewal
Stars: Sushmita Sen, Lucy Bartholomew, Tushar Dalvi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mithun Chakraborty ... Anil / Jimmy
Kim Kim ... Rita Oberoi
Kalpana Iyer Kalpana Iyer ... Nikki Brown
Om Puri ... David Brown
Gita Siddharth Gita Siddharth ... Radha (as Geeta Siddarth)
Yusuf Khan Yusuf Khan ... Vasco (as Yusouf Khan)
Bob Christo ... International Hit-man
Master Chhotu Master Chhotu ... Young Anil
Baby Pinky Baby Pinky ... Young Rita
Jankidas Jankidas ... Stage Show Producer (as Janki Das)
Amarnath Mukherjee Amarnath Mukherjee ... Ghulam Nabi - Stage Show Producer (as Amar Nath)
Chandrashekhar ... Mayor Khandelwal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Bina Bina ... (as Beena)
Gauri Verma Gauri Verma ... Dolly Khandelwal
Vee Suri Vee Suri
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

10 December 1982 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Танцор диско See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

B. Subhash Movie Unit See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

B Subash saw Mithun Chakraborthy sitting lonely on the sets of Taqdeer Ka Baadshah 1981 on questioning him he said that he is trying his best to make a mark in films but things aren't working that's when B Subash told him ill make a film for you which will launch your career and that's how Disco Dancer was started. See more »

Quotes

Anil: [singing] I am a... Iam a... I am a Disco Dancer!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gunday (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja
Performed by Parvati Khan
Music by Bappi Lahiri
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Entertainingly Silly
26 May 2003 | by David AustinSee 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!


10 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed