Salim Sulaiman to make Mithun Chakraborty’s movie ‘Disco-Dancer’ into a musical play
B Shubhas, who made Mithun Chakraborty’s memorable film ‘Disco Dancer’ has sold the rights of the film to Salim Sulaiman. The musical duo is now all set to make the film in to a musical play.
B Shubhas talked to a news site about the project and said “I have given the screenplay rights of the film to Salim-Sulaiman and they are collaborating with Sa Re Ga Ma on it.”
Salim Merchant added to it by saying “But due to the lockdown, rehearsals are on hold once everything opens up and the government gives us permission we will restart work on it.”
Disco Dancer came out in 1982 and other than Mithun Chakraborty, it also starred Kim, Rajesh Khanna, Om Puri and other actors. The film was written by Rahi Masoom Raza and directed by B Subhas.
The story was about a wedding singer and street performer who goes through several push-backs before becoming a well known ‘Disco Dancer’.
Have a look at Disco Dancer’s trailer here: