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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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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)
Shreyas Talpade ...
Pappu Master
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Shantipriya / Sandy
Bindu ...
Kamini
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:
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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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Release Date:

9 November 2007 (India)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£518,845 (UK) (9 November 2007)

Gross:

£1,173,323 (UK) (23 November 2007)
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Farah Khan was originally going to make a film called "Happy New Year." The film was to be a romantic comedy set at New Year's Eve and would star 'Shah Rukh Khan', Juhi Chawla, Raveena Tandon, Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala, Sanjay Dutt, Zayed Khan and Priyanka Chopra. However, due to the actors' scheduling conflicts, she scrapped the idea and chose another concept based on/inspired from various 1970s films. See more »

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

Quotes

Om Kapoor: I feel like the king of the world.
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References Madhumati (1958) See more »

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Ajab Si
Written by Vishal Dadlani
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Kay Kay
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Amongst the Most Terrible movies of SRK
24 December 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie will make you frown, jump on the seat, shout in the movie hall, and throw all kinds of stuff everywhere.. This is simply a PIECE OF SHI/T directly from hell .. I really don't understand what was in the heads of directors and producers and most important, the actors themselves..

one would have hated himself while acting for this movie.. its a complete waste of time and that too complete 3 hours .. a terrible nonsense movie made without any logical notion .. for non-Indians, this movie might make you hate the bollywood of India ..

I don't understand how-come some people like this.. can a movie, without any sense and flow, full of idiocy, can impress people with just branded actors (SRK) and some flowering songs.. don't people consider the storyline ..


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