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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 28 September 2012 (India)
A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

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Cast

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Kanji Lalji Mehta
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Leeladhar Maharaj
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Krishna Vasudev Yadav
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Sardesai
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Siddeshwar Maharaj (as Govind Namdev)
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Laxman Mishra
Nikhil Ratnaparkhi ...
Mahadev
Lubna Salim ...
Sushila
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Gopi Maiyya
Yusuf Hussain ...
Judge
Jaineeraj Rajpurohit ...
Dinesh Gandhi
Nidhi Subbaiah ...
Shweta Tiwari
Apoorva Arora ...
Jigna
Azaan Shah ...
Chintu (as Azaan Rustam Shah)
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Storyline

Kanji Lalji Mehta, though an atheist, owns a small shop selling religious goods, concocting cock-and-bull stories to extract higher fees from his customers for his wares. When, in openly defying God, an earthquake destroys his (and only his) only source of income, with the insurance company refusing to pay up on the basis of it being an 'act of God', Kanjibhai takes God to the court. With many similarly unfortunate people pinning their hopes to him, Kanji's lack of courtroom experience may leave him unable to prove his point - that is, until approached by a man introducing himself as Krishna Vasudeva Yadav. Krishna helps Kanji win his case, his family and helps him find his faith in God, along the way showing how priests can turn religion into a business and that God can be found everywhere, particularly in a house of worship. Written by srijanarora-152-448595 / revised by statmanjeff

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Kanjibhai is taking God to court!


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28 September 2012 (India)  »

Also Known As:

OMG: Ó, Magasságos!  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$341,380 (USA) (30 September 2012)

Gross:

$923,221 (USA) (9 November 2012)
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Trivia

When the promos of the movie were released at first, people heard actor Salman Khan's voice and assumed that he was playing a role in the movie or maybe he was the narrator. Later, the director Umesh Shukla went on to clarify that Salman's voice was only being used in the promos of the movie. The director was quoted telling IANS, "He (Salman) will not be narrating in the film. He has that voice. My film is a light-hearted comedy and we need someone who can do justice to the visuals." See more »

Goofs

During the court scene where he's almost strangled by the enraged priest, Kanji's beard stubble magically disappears and reappears in various parts of the same scene. Even when it is seen, its length varies constantly. See more »

Quotes

[Krishna now legally owns Kanji's house]
Kanji Lalji Mehta: What is this? How could he sell my house? I was about to pay him.
Krishna Vasudev Yadav: But I've already paid him.
Kanji Lalji Mehta: It's not possible! This is MY house!
Krishna Vasudev Yadav: Relax. Chill, chill. When you get the "act of God" money, to the God you can pay back and I'll go from here. By the way, I'll leave as soon as my project is over.
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Crazy Credits

A verse of Bhagvad Geeta is displayed before closing credits roll, which reads, "BE FREE FROM FEAR. BE FEARLESS AND HAVE FAITH IN THE DIVINE". See more »

Connections

Remade as Gopala Gopala (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Go Go Govinda
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Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal & Aman Trikha
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What a wonderful movie
30 September 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

First time i thought its a copy of Bruce almighty or something, but no, its a whole different concept. I think everyone should watch this movie once.

This movie tells a lot of reality which we never know or never wanted to know.

But I think Umesh has done a very good job. Even Paresh Rawal has done a great job.

This movie is worth watch in theaters. Teaches lots of stuff, depends on you what to take or not.

Guys don't think anything, just go and watch.

I ll suggest tell your parents to watch this movie as well.

I don't want to criticize other movies which copies the directions or screens from Hollywood, but this i feel, everything is original.

Yes some of the time you will feel, "aisa real life me kabhi nahi hota". but guys this is movie, and you can learn and take what you want.


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