Casting Announced for Broadway Bombay Dreams

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Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Bombay Dreams, which begins previews March 29 at the Broadway Theatre.

Scenes from the elaborate London production of Bombay Dreams
Scenes from the elaborate London production of Bombay Dreams

Heading the cast of the A. R. Rahman musical will be Manu Narayan (as Akaash), Anisha Nagarajan (as Priya), Ayesha Dharker (as Rani), Sriram Ganesan (as Sweetie), Marvin L. Ishmael (as Madan), Deep Katdare (as Vikram) and Madhur Jaffrey (as Shanti). The ensemble comprises Jolly Abraham, Mueen Jahan Ahmad, Aaron J. Albano, Celine Alwyn, Anjali Bhimani, Shane Bland, Wendy Calio, Tiffany Cooper, Sheetal Ghandi, Krystal Kiran Garib, Tania Marie Hakim, Dell Howlett, Dani Jazzar, Suresh John, Ian Jutsun, Aalok Mehta, Ron Nahass, Michelle Nigalan, Zahf Paroo, Danny Pathan, Bobby Petska, Kafi Pierre, Sarah Ripard, Darryl Semira, Lisa Stevens, Kirk Torigoe, James R. Whittington and Nicole Winhoffer.

Bombay Dreams, featuring music by A. R. Rahman, lyrics by Don Black and a book by Meera Syal and Thomas Meehan, is based on an idea by Shekar Kapur and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The musical will officially open April 29 under the direction of Steven Pimlott.

The Bombay creative team also includes Anthony van Laast and Farah Khan (choreography), Mark Thompson (scenic and costume design), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design) and Mick Potter (sound design).

Waxman Williams Entertainment and TGA Entertainment will present the Andrew Lloyd Webber production; tickets and on-sale dates for the musical will be announced shortly. For more information visit


Bombay Dreams made its world premiere at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre in June 2002. The musical concerns a "handsome young slum-dweller and his dreams of becoming a Bollywood movie star."

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