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Omerta (2017)

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A recounting of the story of infamous British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who kidnapped and murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.

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Hansal Mehta

Writers:

Mukul Dev (story), Hansal Mehta (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajkummar Rao ... Omar Sheikh
Rajesh Tailang ... General Mahmood
Satwant Kaur Satwant Kaur ... Qaisra Sheikh- Omar's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blake Allan Blake Allan ... Peter - British Landlord
Keval Arora Keval Arora ... Saeed Sheikh
Sanjiv Chopra ... Maulana Abdulla
Rahul Dhir Rahul Dhir ... Amin
Nisha George Nisha George
Asif Gillani ... Son
Timothy Ryan Hickernell ... Danny Pearl
Ravi Khanna Ravi Khanna ... Al-Qaeda Leader
Gerald Maliqi ... Pub Goer
Rupinder Nagra ... Maulana Ismail
Jimesh Patel Jimesh Patel ... Shopkeeper
Harmeet Sawhney Harmeet Sawhney ... Abdul
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A recounting of the story of infamous British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who kidnapped and murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

4 May 2018 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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In an interview Rajkummar Rao said that this movie is Hansal Mehta's and his biggest and most important project. See more »

Alternate Versions

In India, the film was cleared with an A certificate, after a sequence showing Omar Sheikh urinating in prison while the Indian national anthem plays outside, was edited. The national anthem was replaced with a routine background music. Also, his violent sex scene with a woman before embarking on an operation was chopped off. See more »

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Dark side of Jihad and terrorism are brilliantly portrait

Direction:

Hansal Mehta is famous for directing some out of the box concept e.g. Shahid, City lights and Aligarh . This time he picked up crime drama which is full of Jihad and series of terrorist attacks. He has tried to pull trivial details in the every scene.

Performance:

Rajkumarrao has steal the show with other star cast of the movie. He is totally get into character of terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. Good supporting role played by Rajesh Tailang and Rupinder Nagra.

Script:

Mukul Dev was working on script since 2005 but documentation was not complete due to lack of proper internet speed. Now they come up with real footage of terrorist attacks and proper documentations. It lacks two things : How Omar got addicted to Jihad. second sudden Ending of this terror saga.

Cinematography:

Anuj Rakesh Dhawan has brilliantly capture real locations across London and Punjab, Old Delhi, parts of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh in India.



Box-office:

Total cost of the movie is 18 crores and First day it collected only 1 crore. So it seems that this movie will failed to recover budget of this movie.

Last Words:

If you are fan of Hansal Mehta's film making then come to cinema hall to watch different treatment.


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