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Om Shanti Om (2007)

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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Bela Makhija (as Kirron Kher)
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Pappu Master
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Kamini
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Rajesh Kapoor (as Jawed Sheikh)
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Partho Roy - Film director
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Anwar
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Himself (as Shawar Ali Khan)
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Mrs. Rajesh Kapoor (as Asavari Joshi)
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Nasser - Rajesh's assistant
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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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9 November 2007 (India)  »

Also Known As:

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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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Trivia

A street shows the poster of film Sholay 1975 running in theaters. See more »

Goofs

Om Kapoor's hair length changes multiple times throughout the movie from being the same length as when he was Om Prakesh Makhija, falling only to the halfway down his neck, to being long enough to pull back, almost to his shoulders. Two notable scenes with the longer hair are during Dard - E - Disco, and by the pool when he, Pappu and Sandy are discussing the music launch. See more »

Quotes

Om Kapoor: Life is like a film, it always has a happy ending and if it's not happy then it's not yet the end.
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Farah Khan's Trademark: The whole cast and crew appears as part of credits during the end. See more »

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Om Shanti Om
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Written by Laxmikant Pyarelal
Performed by Laxmikant Pyarelal
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All disco and no dard
10 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

I intended to watch Om Shanti Om as much as Saawariya but Om Shanti Om first because I'm a huge Shah Rukh Khan fan just like everyone else. I've not seen Saawariya yet but I am going to.

Om Shanti Om was soooo entertaining, fun, stylish, colourful, emotional and had a very interesting story (which I loved to bits) told in a good format. Also there is not a Bollywood film made about films.

The first half gave a very good insight of the 70s because this was a rocking decade for Bollywood and I was almost going to cry at the ending of the first half. The second half was even better and reminded me of "Karan Arjun". Oh yes! There is a twist in the end that will totally shock you. It was like a delicious desert after a tasty dinner.

Music is excellent composed by one of my most favourite music directors Vishal & Shekhar. The best songs are Ajab Si, Dard-e-disco, Deewangi Deewangi and Main Agar Kahoon. Dard-e-disco is the best music video I have ever seen of the decade....no wait! the best of the century.

The film was about 3 hours but all that time was worth it and there wasn't a single boring or useless scene. The best scenes are: Dard-e-disco song of course, Filmfare awards, Deewangi Deewangi song because there where 30 stars and the ending. In Sajid Khan's "Heyy Babyy" there where 14 actresses in cameos and he is Farah Khan's brother.

I've not seen Chak De India because I never got the chance but whether you liked Chak De India or not, you will love Om Shanti Om and if you didn't you can beat me up with a hockey stick. Overall I loved the film it was better than I expected and has a lot of fire. (If you know what I mean)


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