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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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Cast

Credited cast:
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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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Release Date:

9 November 2007 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Aionia agapi  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£518,845 (UK) (9 November 2007)

Gross:

£1,173,323 (UK) (23 November 2007)
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Trivia

Shah Rukh Khan's character Om Prakash Makhija is named after 1970s actor Om Prakash. See more »

Goofs

After Mukhesh Mehra locks up Shanthi in the burning studio of OSO while kissing her good bye, his hands change. From inside it's the right hand, but from outside shot its the left hand. See more »

Quotes

Om Kapoor: Mind it.
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Referenced in Lai Bhaari (2014) See more »

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Dard-E-Disco
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh, Nisha Mascarenhas, Marriane D'Cruz and Caralisa Monteiro
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Shame to Bollywood.
12 November 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Utter waste of money and time. It is really a crap. A real ballyhooed crap a awfully directed and over hyped crap. i don't know what are these shrug fans saying about it. Where is the point to enjoy? if u find anything enjoyable factor please mention about it.baseless story, badly directed and over-hyped crap.its one and only om Shanta om.There is not a single scene is in my mind after watching this movie. And frankly speaking i don't want to. May be it is over hyped because it is produced by the hero himself.

The one thing is to be appreciated is the promotional activities of this film because it is the only thing created the big name om Shanta om. And please don't believe all the other statements made by blind shrug khan fans. I don't know what it meant to be. If they want this type of waste i don't mind but please do not give this type of rating. It is my humble request to them.and one word to the director .You proves it once again that how to make a big hit without anything a movie requires. And m also thinks that you could do that also with another movie which contains nothing but shrug in it.ballyhooed is nothing but still the story around some love and its silly matters. This is a movie which is also can use as how to avoid craps.


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