Umrao Jaan Ada - The Musical

October 19 & 20 | 3PM & 7:30PM
Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA
750 - 5,500

About

A classic retelling of a timeless tale that left people in awe of the courtesan poetess. While you may have fallen in love when you saw her sing ‘Dil Cheez Kya Hai?’ but Umrao Jaan Ada - The Musical is unlike anything you’ve seen before. With live music from Salim - Sulaiman, live singing by the performers, and a production setup that will transport you straight to the Lucknowi courts of the era of the Nawabs, it just doesn’t get more royal than this!


Experience the magic with cinematic grandeur and a lot more surprises, as you watch this re-enactment of the Urdu classic, ‘Umrao Jaan Ada'. Written by Mirza Hadi Ruswa the legendary tale is all set to come alive in a stage adaptation that will leave you spellbound. A theatrical production from the minds behind ‘Beyond Bollywood - The WestEnd Musical’, this tragic tale is sure to mesmerize you.


Some stories are eternal; so good that we can't stop revisiting them again and again. Come, follow the journey of this courtesan poetess as she navigates a world of treachery and desire, only longing ever to be truly loved by someone.

Umrao Jaan Ada - The Musical, Teaser

Artist Lineup

Pratibha Baghel - Umrao Jaan
Pratibha is a playback singer whose work you'll find in movies like Manikarnika, Baazaar, Humpty Sharma ki Dulhaniya, Zidd, Issaq, Shorgul, Bollywood Diaries, Wah Taj and more.

Harish Moyal - Nawab
Harish is an Indian Idol season one finalist, Big Star IMA award holder and has performed in a number of TV shows, music albums and over 3000 live shows all over the world.

Nirnay Singh - Nawab
Nirnay Singh is an actor, singer and a model. He's been a part of various music and episodic reality shows, modelling agencies, and played a lead role in a Broadway play in Mount Abu (produced by Jasanvi Media Group).

Kanika Maheshwari - Khanum Jaan
Kanika Maheshwari is an Indian television actress known for her roles in serials like Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai, Viraasat, Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi and Diya Aur Baati Hum. Her work has earned her the Zee Gold Awards (2012-2013) and Star Parivaar Award (2012) .

Sushant - Gauhar Mirza
Sushant Vasishth is an actor, choreographer, and dancer. He has played the lead role in musicals like “Zangoora” and “Jhumroo” staged at The Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon, having performed in over 350 shows for the same.

Soham - Gulam Mustafa & Fakir
Soham Joshi is a theatre actor whose work includes plyaing parallel lead in a Broadway style theatrical dance musical called BEyond Bollywood. He has worked on various short films and advertisements.

Krishna Kali - Barodewali Bai
Krishnakali Saha is a singer and performer. She received the National Scholarship award for classical singing vocals and is an All India Radio artist. She was one of the top 11 contestants of Indian Idol Season 10.

Anubhav - Folk Singer from Lucknow
Anubhav Suman is a classical singer who was among the top 8 contestants of Fame Gurukul. He has worked as a music producer and project head for several movies like Ki and Ka, Airlift, Hero, Lucknow Central etc.

Venue

Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA

NCPA Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai

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