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Om Shanti Om (2007)

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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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Farah Khan

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Farah Khan (story), Mushtaq Sheikh (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Om Prakash Makhija / Om Kapoor
Arjun Rampal ... Mukesh 'Mike' Mehra
Kiron Kher ... Bela Makhija (as Kirron Kher)
Shreyas Talpade ... Pappu Master
Deepika Padukone ... Shantipriya / Sandy
Bindu ... Kamini
Javed Sheikh ... Rajesh Kapoor (as Jawed Sheikh)
Satish Shah ... Partho Roy - Film director
Nitish Pandey Nitish Pandey ... Anwar
Yuvika Chaudhry ... Dolly
Shawar Ali 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 Masood Akhtar ... Old Dressman
Sev Anand Sev Anand ... Dev Anand
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Storyline

Om Prakash Makhija is a Junior Artist in the 1970's hindi film industry, who is in love with actress Shantipriya. Om rescues Shanti from a fire scene where the fire has escaped control, and they become friends. His hopes seems to be coming true, but 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 on fire to prevent a financial loss and protect his career. Om attempts to rescue her in vain, and he eventually is killed. 30 years later, Om has reincarnated as the only son of a 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 ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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RE-Introducing Shah Rukh Khan... See more »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

9 November 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Aionia agapi See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,764,131, 2 November 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,597,372, 13 December 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Farah Khan was so taken by Deepika's beauty, that she decided to cast her anyway and dub her sound in selected scenes. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, when the Chandelier falls on Mukesh (Arjun Rampal), you see the entire Chandelier is broken, yet in the next scene you see the Chandelier still active up to Om's (Shahrukh Khan's) height, with him looking through it to see the ghost of Shantipriya. See more »

Quotes

Amitabh Bachchan: Om who?
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Crazy Credits

Farah Khan's Trademark: The whole cast and crew appears as part of credits during the end. See more »

Connections

References Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Dard-E-Disco
(DJ Aqeel Mix)
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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Plenty of fun from one of Bollywood's hippest directors.....
9 November 2007 | by johnshaySee all my reviews

Rushed out to see this when I heard it would be showing in Pittsburgh on opening day (a rarity in our city for Hindi films these days, unfortunately)....and I can't say I was disappointed.

The film draws its storyline from both "Kaho Naa....Pyaar Hai" and "Madumati" and features exquisite art direction and cinematography, with Shah Rukh Khan playing both himself and a Hrithik Roshan-style character and Deepika Padukone reviving (pardon the pun) Vyjayanthimala's role in the Roy/Ghatak classic. All of the actors do a fine job, and SRK has some very funny moments in the film (particularly in the first half). The mise-en-scene of the studio-within-the-movie scenes was reminiscent of Guru Dutt's "Kagaaz Ke Phool," and the visual design by director Farah Khan and cinematographer V. Manikandan is exquisite and richly detailed. The pacing isn't quite as tight as in FK's directorial debut "Main Hoon Na," but seems to fit the narrative.

OSO is also loaded with all sorts of "inside" references to Hindi (and American) films, past and present, which made this a most enjoyable viewing experience. The "Filmfare award" scene and song "Deewangi Deewangi," coming right after the interval, were a blast -- I'll need to see the movie again to catch all of the Hindi stars crammed into those fifteen minutes (the scene also gains a few additional laughs by lampooning the recent stage musical "Bombay Dreams"). As was done for the cover design of the Beatles'"Sgt. Pepper" album, someone ought to run a contest to see who can identify everyone in these two scenes! Vishal and Shekhar's soundtrack is very fresh; they do an excellent job hinting at various Indo-pop musical styles from the 60s and 70s. I only wish that the opening title version of "Om Shanti Om" would have been included on the CD as well....will just have to wait for the DVD release, I guess.

Now time to head out and see SLB's "Saawariya," which also seems to be playing in Pittsburgh on opening night. The world is definitely changing!


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