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Om Shanti Om (2007)

In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Om Prakash Makhija / Om Kapoor
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Mukesh 'Mike' Mehra
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Bela Makhija (as Kirron Kher)
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Pappu Master
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Shantipriya / Sandy
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Rajesh Kapoor (as Jawed Sheikh)
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Partho Roy - Film director
Nitish Pandey ...
Anwar
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Dolly
Shawar Ali ...
Himself (as Shawar Ali Khan)
Asawari Joshi ...
Mrs. Rajesh Kapoor (as Asavari Joshi)
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Nasser - Rajesh's assistant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masood Akhtar ...
Old Dressman
Sev Anand ...
Dev Anand
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Storyline

Om Prakash Makhija is a Junior Artist in the 1970's hindi film industry, who is in love with actress Shantipriya. Om rescues Shanti from a fire scene where the fire has escaped control, and they become friends. His hopes seems to be coming true, but shortly thereafter he finds out that she is married to a film producer, Mukesh Mehra, and is expecting his child. He then watches in horror as Mukesh, after luring her in an abandoned studio, sets it on fire to prevent a financial loss and protect his career. Om attempts to rescue her in vain, and he eventually is killed. 30 years later, Om has reincarnated as the only son of a Bollywood actor, Rajesh Kapoor, and is himself an actor. His memories start to return when he meets with his widowed mother, Bela, from his previous birth. He also meets with Mukesh and together they decide to make a movie 'Om Shanti Om'. Om then hires a look-alike of Shantipriya, and hopes to force a confession out of Mukesh - but things go awry and Om finds his ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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He was a junior artiste. She was a star. For some dreams, one lifetime is not enough. See more »


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9 November 2007 (India)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,764,131 (USA) (2 November 2007)

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$3,421,520 (USA) (22 November 2007)
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The song "Dard-E-Disco" was originally to be shot with only Shakira after Farah Khan choreographed her performance at the 2006 VMA's, but her upcoming concert tours rendered her unavailable. Then Farah Khan recalled a promise 'Shah Rukh Khan' made to her when shooting the song "Jiye Jale" in Dil Se.. (1998): that if he would show his abs for another film, it would be for a film she was directing. She called upon his promise, and he shot for the song. See more »

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Why does everybody leave Mukesh alone after the accident? See more »

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Om Kapoor: Call me OK, everyone in Bollywood does.
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Spoofs Dhoom (2004) See more »

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Deewangi Deewangi
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Shaan, Udit Narayan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan and Rahul Saxena
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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OSO rocks!
2 April 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Farah Khan's 'Om Shanti Om' is easily one of the most entertaining films in recent times. Reason? The film has all that it takes to be a blockbuster, which it became in its box office run. The film has got humor, action, romance, 31 stars appearing in it and fantastic music score. What Else do I need as a film and SRK fan? Nothing, OSO is truly a excellent entertainer in all aspects. Two Thumbs up!

Pluses of the film: The film , as said before is a complete entertainer. The music score by Vishal-Shekhar is outstanding. The entire crew has worked amazingly, especially Sabu Cyril who recreates the 70's look to perfection. Solid Performances: Shahrukh is superb. I love him. Arjun Rampal is effective as the villain. Deepika is a superstar material, only one thing? why did she not dub for herself? Shreyas Talpade is natural. Kirron Kher is fabulous. Satish Shah and Bindu are hilarious in cameos. Other are good. The 31 star-studded song elevates the film to a much higher level.

Minuses: The film's second hour is not as impact as its first. The climax is average.

On the whole, 'Om Shanti Om' is escapist cinema at its best. Watch this all-time blockbuster!


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