After enthralling audiences globally with his magnum-opus musical Mughal-e-Azam, renowned theatre director, screenwriter and film maker Feroz Abbas Khan is all set to return to stage with a musical, celebrating love, titled – Raunaq & Jassi. The Hindi musical with live singing is written by Iqbal Raj and brings together the dream team of Mughal-e-Azam and BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination, which will produce this love story that transcends all barriers and boundaries. The musical will premiere on November 28that the Mukesh Patel Auditorium in Mumbai before traveling to New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
“How long does it take to fall in love? What are the sacrifices demanded of lovers? Raunaq & Jassi attempts to answer these eternal questions bathed in passion, music, colours and a celebration of Love as a spectacular gift to humanity.” Said Feroz Abbas Khan.
Albert Almeida, COO – Live Entertainment, BookMyShow said, “The appetite for quality theatre in India has grown manifold over time, with plays like Mughal-e-Azam, Disney’s Aladdin and even regional productions like A Perfect Murder enthralling audiences and helping build a larger community for the medium. At BookMyShow, it is our constant endeavour to curate unparalleled out-of-home entertainment experiences and quality theatre is a key offering within this universe. In Raunaq & Jassi we believe we have a spectacular offering – one of BookMyShow’s specials for the year! We could not have found a better person to bring this phenomenal story to the fore than the maestro himself – Feroz Abbas Khan. This vibrant celebration of love is sure to create a benchmark on Indian stages and will leave its mark across the world when it tours globally as well.”
Led by Feroz Abbas Khan, Raunaq & Jassi will see the coming together of the award-winning team of Mughal-e-Azam with gorgeous costumes by Manish Malhotra, stunning Choreography by Mayuri Upadhya, haunting music by Piyush Kanojia, mesmerizing lighting design by award-winning David Lander from Broadway and spectacular projection design by John Narun.
Raunaq & Jassi is inspired by William Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo & Juliet with a brilliant set design by Fali Unwalla. The cast is headed by Neha Sargam, Omkar Patil, Sonal Jha and others.
Tickets to the play are now exclusively available on BookMyShow. Here’s the link – https://in.bookmyshow.com/plays/raunaq-jassi/ET00114068
Director – Feroz Abbas Khan
Script and original lyrics by – Iqbal Raj
Costume Designer – Manish Malhotra
Music Director – Piyush Kanojia
Choreographer – Mayuri Upadhya
Lighting Designer – David Lander
Projection Designer – John Narun
Produced by – BookMyShow