Om Shanti Om
Om Shanti Om (2007)

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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 6, 2008
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gautaman Bhaskaran
Hollywood Reporter

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.

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Khalid Mohamed
Hindustan Times

Of the cast, Arjun Rampal is consistently first-rate as the suave villain. And Deepika Padukone is fantastic, so surprisingly assured that you marvel at her poised debut.

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Mark Medley
Canada.com

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.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

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.

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R. Paul Dhillon
Georgia Straight

The film lacks creativity in the second half, failing to bring its reincarnation tale to a satisfactory conclusion.

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Harvinder Kaur Bansal
Film4

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

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Derek Elley
Variety

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

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Farisa Khalid
PopMatters

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.

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Omar Ahmed
Radio Times

With themes of loss and grief delicately handled, this makes for charming viewing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
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.
Leo L
Fantastic movie!! Great story plot. Shahrukh Khan gives a stellar performance in this movie about unrequited love and reincarnation. Amazing music, especially… More

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