First Time in London
Witness the life of a courtesan, Umrao Jaan in a theatre musical for the first time ever
Umrao Jaan isn’t bound to any introduction. The epic story of a courtesan has been written in the pages of our Indian history and even canvased on silver screen twice. Legendary Rekha played Umrao Jaan way back in 1981 in a film with the same name helmed by Muzaffar Ali. In 2006, director J.P. Dutta made another film on Umrao Jaan’s life with 1994 Miss World and beautiful actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan where she played the titular role. It is the first time ever that the life of Umrao Jaan will be showcased in a musical in theatre in London. It premieres on Wednesday 22nd January 2020. Directed by Rajeev Goswami, Umrao Jaan is produced by Gravity Zero Entertainment and Carpe Diem Promotions Ltd. The live music is composed by popular music maestro duo Salim-Sulaiman and the lyrics are penned by Irfan Siddiqui. Umrao Jaan Ada, the musical will have 7 performances in Sadler's Wells Theatre in London between 22-26 Jan 2020. The musical is based on a novel Umrao Jaan written by the renowned Urdu novelist Mirza Hadi Ruswa and besides the courtesan, the characters Nawab Sultan, Gauhar Mirza and Khanum Jaan will also play eminent roles on stage.Book Now
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WITNESS THE TALE OF A COURTESAN
Umrao Jaan is a journey of a courtesan, a story of love and struggle that is immersed in culture and opulence with traditional ghazals, thumris and qawalis.
So, come and witness this epic saga live on stage for the first time ever, a masterpiece that you have never experienced before. Relive and be a part of the traditional Lucknowi culture.