Om Shanti Om (2007)

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Love and dreams follow two starry-eyed actors across three decades and two incarnations in this splashy Hindi musical. It's the early '70s, and Om Prakash Makhija (Shah Rukh Khan) is a young would-be actor who has been playing bit parts in Bollywood musicals while looking for his big break. Om's ambition is to become a film star and win the heart of beautiful screen siren Shantipriya (Deepika Padukone), and his pal Pappu (Shreyas Talpade) and his mother, Bela (Kirron Kher), both encourage him … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Farah Khan, Mushtaq Sheikh, Mustaq Sheikh, Mushtaq Shiekh, Mayur Puri
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 6, 2008
Box Office: $3.4M
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for Om Shanti Om

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (3)

As a spoof of the 1970s Bollywood, Farah Khan's Om Shanti Om is well-conceived and executed. As a story about reincarnation, it disappoints.

Full Review… | January 7, 2008
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

The team of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and A-list-choreographer-turned-director Farah Khan have pushed the Main Hoon Na gentle masala movie parody to repetitive extremes.

Full Review… | November 15, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Has a wow factor unequalled by any Hindi film in memory.

Full Review… | November 9, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

It's entertaining in the way that a good musical comedy, whether it's Singing in the Rain, or Hairspray, is entertaining. Full of color, energy, and unpretentious confidence.

Full Review… | May 1, 2015
PopMatters

At almost three hours long the film drags a bit, but you'll have more fun at Om Shanti Om than most of the Hollywood movies released today. Watching it, you can't help but smile.

Full Review… | May 1, 2015
Canada.com

The second half finds the audience inhaling the fumes of a rocket with more fizz than fury.

Full Review… | May 1, 2015

Audience Reviews for Om Shanti Om

Not as good as I'd expected from Farah Khan, having liked her debut film as a director "Main Hoon Na" very much. Yet, not an absolute crap.

imrealgod
familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

Fantastic movie!! Great story plot. Shahrukh Khan gives a stellar performance in this movie about unrequited love and reincarnation. Amazing music, especially with a musical sequence that involves an array of fellow Bollywood actors and actresses! Great movie by Farah Khan. Absolutely love this movie!! Gotta see.

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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