The Broadway – style musical play adoption of K. Asif’s legendary classic Mughal – E – Azam’ starring Dilip Kumar, Madhubala & Prithviraj Kapoor, which premiered at the NCPA (National Centre For Performing Arts) recently seems to have become an instant hit with one and all.
The production, which was helmed by acclaimed director Feroz Abbas Khan has opened to near unanimous acclaim and it is quite clear now that the makers have a winner on their hands. So much so that the public demand for the play prompted the makers to have additional shows of the musical extravaganza, considering the fact that all the shows are going housefull and tickets are selling like hot cakes.
The play, which is smashing records all over, will also has an extra show today on 31st Oct, 2016, which is celebrated as New Year at 4 pm and on Tues 1st Nov, 2016, which is celebrated as Bhaubeej. The much – awaited play will be performed at the NCPA – Mumbai till the 1st week of Nov, 2016 for a limited engagement of 2 weeks.
Mughal – E – Azam Play Mania Bowls Over One & All
The broadway – style musical play adaption of K. Asif’s legendary classic Mughal – E – Azam seems to have struck a chord & become an instant hit with one & all. The production helmed by master director Feroz Abbas Khan has opened to near unanimous acclaim and the verdict is loud & clear, this is one experience which is unmissable.
A lavish premiere event was hosted at the NCPA and comprised of the who’s who of the celeb world. From the scions of the 1st family of Bollywood – Randhir Kapoor & Rishi Kapoor (A hark back to their illustrious granddad – Prithviraj Kapoor who had essayed the role of Jahapanah Akbar in the original work) to the rich, beautiful & influential of our society, you had them all. Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Irffan Khan, Anubhav Sinha, Raza Murad, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Simone Singh, Fahad Samar, Lubna Adams, Manish Malhotra, Jackky Bhagnani, Aseem Chhabra, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Dhiraj Deshmukh, Perizad Zorabian, Anjali Tendulkar, Nandita Das, Mita Vashist were amongst the other dignitaries who graced the occasion. Top honchos from the corporate world also attended the event.
A standing ovation greeted the show on it’s conclusion & had the prominent personalities in a euphoric state.