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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 28 September 2012 (India)
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A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

Director:

Umesh Shukla

Writers:

Bhavesh Mandalia (screenplay and dialogue), Umesh Shukla (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paresh Rawal ... Kanji Lalji Mehta
Akshay Kumar ... Krishna Vasudev Yadav
Mithun Chakraborty ... Leeladhar Maharaj
Om Puri ... Hanif Bhai
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Sardesai
Govind Namdeo ... Siddeshwar Maharaj (as Govind Namdev)
Murli Sharma ... Laxman Mishra
Nikhil Ratnaparkhi ... Mahadev
Lubna Salim ... Sushila
Poonam Jhawer ... Gopi Maiyya
Yusuf Hussain Yusuf Hussain ... Judge
Jaineeraj Rajpurohit ... Dinesh Gandhi
Nidhi Subbaiah Nidhi Subbaiah ... Shweta Tiwari
Apoorva Arora ... Jigna
Azaan Shah Azaan Shah ... Chintu (as Azaan Rustam Shah)
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Storyline

Kanji Lalji Mehta, though an atheist, owns a small shop selling religious goods, concocting cock-and-bull stories to extract higher fees from his customers for his wares. When, in openly defying God, an earthquake destroys his (and only his) only source of income, with the insurance company refusing to pay up on the basis of it being an 'act of God', Kanjibhai takes God to the court. With many similarly unfortunate people pinning their hopes to him, Kanji's lack of courtroom experience may leave him unable to prove his point - that is, until approached by a man introducing himself as Krishna Vasudeva Yadav. Krishna helps Kanji win his case, his family and helps him find his faith in God, along the way showing how priests can turn religion into a business and that God can be found everywhere, particularly in a house of worship. Written by srijanarora-152-448595 / revised by statmanjeff

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Taglines:

Kanjibhai is taking God to court!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

28 September 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

OMG See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$341,380, 30 September 2012

Gross USA:

$923,221, 9 November 2012
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Trivia

Marks directorial debut of Umesh Shukla. See more »

Goofs

During the court scene where he's almost strangled by the enraged priest, Kanji's beard stubble magically disappears and reappears in various parts of the same scene. Even when it is seen, its length varies constantly. See more »

Quotes

Kanji Lalji Mehta: Why do spirits become restless after death? When a person dies, he gets freedom. Then, why does he become restless?
Mahadev: It's not like that. What if someone's last wish remains unfulfilled?
Kanji Lalji Mehta: Yes. Then the son will fulfill it.
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Crazy Credits

The title logo is the same as the one used by the news channel for the interview in the film. See more »

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Referenced in Main Tera Hero (2014) See more »

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Go Go Govinda
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Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal & Aman Trikha
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Love the God!! God is our friend and stays in humans not in stones!! Superb subject
30 September 2012 | by manishupammanSee all my reviews

We have always been taught that God is our father always fear God. But this movie say God is our best friend so love the Almighty. Excellent movie with hilarious content.

Movie is story of small Gujarati businessman Kanji Bhai superbly played by Paresh who doesn't believe in God. His life take a big turn when he lost everything in earth quake, Insurance company refuses to claim saying this is act of God and can't be claimed.Thus he decided to take big decision and movie is all about that decision.

Akshay played role of modern God. If you are thinking that why God is modern go watch a movie you will find a meaningful reason behind it. Akshay is excellent too.

Movie criticizes the big business that is based on selling God or we can say playing with emotion of people.

God is not in stones or temples. God is in emotions,humans. Do not donate big amount to temples just help the poor and God will be happy. Don't waste your time searching god here and there instead search in humanity. Be fearless and love the God.

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