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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

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

Director:

Umesh Shukla

Writers:

Bhavesh Mandalia (screenplay and dialogue), Umesh Shukla (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paresh Rawal ... Kanji Lalji Mehta
Akshay Kumar ... Krishna Vasudev Yadav
Mithun Chakraborty ... Leeladhar Maharaj
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Sardesai
Govind Namdeo ... Siddeshwar Maharaj (as Govind Namdev)
Om Puri ... Hanif Bhai
Lubna Salim ... Sushila
Nikhil Ratnaparkhi ... Mahadev
Murli Sharma ... Laxman Mishra
Poonam Jhawer ... Gopi Maiyya
Yusuf Hussain ... Judge
Jaineeraj Rajpurohit ... Dinesh Gandhi
Nidhi Subbaiah Nidhi Subbaiah ... Shweta Tiwari
Apoorva Arora ... Jigna
Azaan Shah 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!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Trivia

This movie created a lot of controversy over the depictions of prominent Hindu gods and Indian spiritual traditions. Jalandhar State Mahila Congress Vice President Nimisha Mehta lodged a complaint against the lead actors, Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar, and the producers of the film, for hurting religious sentiments of Hindus. The notice asked them to delete objectionable scenes and dialogues. Akshay Kumar was given police protection, after this incident. See more »

Goofs

In the big dance routine, men in white pants kneel onto flower petals, soiling their pant legs and further blackening already blackened knees. A few shots later, their pants, except for a few knees, are unsullied. Throughout the dance, the severity of their dirtiness changes back and forth. See more »

Quotes

Kanji Lalji Mehta: God came to mess with me in a tuxedo.
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Crazy Credits

The title logo is the same as the one used by the news channel for the interview in the film. See more »

Connections

Remade as Mukunda Murari (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Go Go Govinda
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Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal & Aman Trikha
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Even God will say Oh My God What A Movie
28 September 2012 | by SouravChakraborty_P1See all my reviews

OH MY GOD Its the best movie of the year along with Barfi Story screenplay acting everything is perfect. Paresh Rawal and Akshay together created magic as always. Songs are awesome. This movie is the perfect example of how a movie can be good without heroines and item numbers, or action and romance. Paresh Rawal should get national award for this movie,he gave his best. Akshay had a short role but he was best, he was perfect for the role of Krishna. I thought it will be a comedy movie, but after watching i will say the movie got everything, comedy, emotions, love, humanity. This movie is a delight for movie lovers, only few biased haters can dislike this movie. Entry of Akshay Kumar was awesome. Mithun was awesome, loved his character, but Paresh stole the show along with Akshay. Even God will watch this movie and say OH MY GOD what a movie


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