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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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Om Prakash Makhija / Om Kapoor
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Mukesh 'Mike' Mehra
Kiron Kher ...
Bela Makhija (as Kirron Kher)
Shreyas Talpade ...
Pappu Master
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Shantipriya / Sandy
Bindu ...
Javed Sheikh ...
Rajesh Kapoor (as Jawed Sheikh)
Satish Shah ...
Partho Roy - Film director
Nitish Pandey ...
Anwar
Yuvika Chaudhry ...
Dolly
Shawar Ali ...
Himself (as Shawar Ali Khan)
Asawari Joshi ...
Mrs. Rajesh Kapoor (as Asavari Joshi)
Nassar Abdulla ...
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 Artiste in Bollywood, who is infatuated with actress Shantipriya, and hopes to marry her someday. His hopes come to reality when he rescues her from a fire and they go on a date. 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 afire. Om attempts to rescue her in vain, and he eventually is killed. 30 years later, Om is reborn as the only son of yesteryear 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 life endangered once again. 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)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$3,421,520 (USA) (22 November 2007)
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Dev Anand was approached to make an appearance in the film, but he made it clear that he does not believe in blink-and-miss special appearances. See more »

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

Quotes

Amitabh Bachchan: Om who?
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References Karz (1980) See more »

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Dastaan-E-Om Shanti Om
Composed by Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
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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