Om Shanti Om

Synopsis: 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 lif
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Farah Khan
Production: Eros Entertainment
  33 wins & 21 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
162 min

O you side hero, what are you

doing? Rishi kapoor is over there.

What do you do?

Are you the director?

If i were the director,

i would've thrown you out first.

O you hero!



Yes, you.

Is this your father's jacket that you've

put it on and trying to sneak out.

Why are you mentioning

my father, dress uncle?

Was your father raj kapoor?

That he could stop our shooting.

Chintuji gave me the jacket

so i put it on.

No one can become a hero

by just wearing a jacket.

There must be some looks.

Give me jacket.

You've made a mess

of this jacket.

Look at this dress uncle.

Don't mind him. He's just a drunk

can't see a future superstar.


Will i become a hero?

Why not?

You will surely become a hero.

My mom says that too.

Keshtu mukherjee's mother

also says the same.


- Mother's all same.

But you'll become a hero.

Because i, pappu master, saying...

that you will become a hero.

You have everything,

style, hairstyle, race, face...

and extreme talent.

But there's just one thing coming

between you and your stardom.

What's that?

Your name.

My name?

- Om prakash makhija

your bill is due for two months.

When will you pay?

I will...

in this lifetime or the next?

Your cream roll also is not

from this lifetime.

You've been selling it

since the times of alam ara.

You'll see pappu.

When i'll become a big star...

i'll get his canteen shut.

Remember my name.

Om prakash makhija.

Just "om prakash" can do the job.

But this "makhija"...

you can't become star with this.


- No.

Look, who's coming.

Come here.

What's your name?

Govind ahuja.

What kind of name this is?

You can't get a job

with this name.

Do one thing. Change your

name with, rohan kapoor,

raj kiran, something like that.

You'll see producers will

line up for you.

What if i use just "govinda"?

Lets try.

- Thank you...

you're right pappu.

My father had no

other name for me.

There're many big stars in the industry.

Rajinder, jitender, and dharminder.

And what he chose...

om prakash.

Here comes our favorite.

Rajesh kapoor.

This the name of a hero.


name has the weight.

Now do one thing. Remove this

"makhi" from you name and

put kumar, kapoor, khanna

or something.

Then you'll see. How shot of

your luck gets ok in first take.


I could change my name today but...

you know...

what mom will say?


hey lord,

what i'm hearing.

My lovely son,

my om,

wants to change his name.

I ask, what's wrong

with this name?

We remember lord

by saying "om".

We remove darkness by

saying "prakash".

And with "makhija"...

we remove flies by

saying "makhija".

I can live with "om" and "prakash",

but with "makhija" as my name,

i can never become a hero.


you will my son.

You'll surely become a hero one day.

That's what my heart says.

A mother's heart says.

To hell with a mother's heart.

I can't become a hero in this

lifetime with this name.

I'll die doing job as a junior artist.

Like father.

O father of om prakash!

It's good that you're dead

before hearing all this.


How much you're over-acting?

Now i get this, why you

couldn't become a heroine.

What's this?

Me and over-acting?

You know, k. Asif called me.

For screen test.

If you weren't in my womb

at that time.

Mughal-e-azam's anarkali wouldn't

have been madhubala but bela makhija.

Your mother.

Madhu also handled it well.

But if i was anarkali...

then it wouldn't be mughal-e-azam

but flop-e-azam.

Flop-e-azam mom.

The truth is...

you're a junior artist.

Father was a junior artist too.

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