The press conference of “Umrao Jaan Ada – The Musical” at The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi. The live musical is going to be staged from 3rd August to 11th August at Jawaharlal Nehru Weightlifting Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, organized by gravity Zero Entertainment.
The members of the team present at the event included prominent Music Directors Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant, Director Rajeev Goswami bagged the credit of managing the longest-running musical theater, “Beyond Bollywood”.Renowned Bollywood Singer Pratibha Singh Baghel who is going to play the iconic Umrao Jaan Ada and TV Actress Kanika Maheshwari will be portraying the character of Khanum Jaan.
The musical show with live performances is an adaptation of Mirza Hadi Ruswa’s classic novel Umrao Jaan Ada which focuses on the life of Umrao Jaan, a courtesan. Bollywood’s famous music composer duo Salim –Sulaiman Merchant will be adding magic theatrical adaptation. The lyrics are penned by Irfan Siddiqui, whereas the story is created by Varun Gautam. Actress Pooja Pant has choreographed the performances for the artists.