Omkara (2006)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 30 mins

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Advocate Raghunath Mishra has arranged the marriage of his daughter, Dolly, with Rajan, knowing fully well that Dolly loves Omkara Shukla. Before the marriage could take place, the groom's party is attacked, they flee, and Dolly is reportedly abducted. Raghunath is able to trace Dolly to Omkara, a criminal and hit-man, a verbal confrontation ensues until Politician Bhaisaab telephonically intervenes, and a crestfallen Raghunath faces the reality that Dolly was not abducted but is here with Omkara by her own free will. He warns Omkara, and departs. Shortly thereafter, Bhaisaab is shot at and wounded, announces that Omkara should stand in the next election, and as a result, Omkara appoints one of his lieutenants', Keshav Upadhyay in his place as the 'Bahubali". Omkara realizes that he may have blundered in having Keshav succeed him, as Keshav is unable to control his temper when under the influence of alcohol, which puts him in the bad books of Omkara. Then Omkara suspects that Keshav is having an affair with Dolly, as both had been fellow-collegians. With Omkara's marriage with Dolly getting close, he asks his other lieutenant, Ishwar Tyagi, to obtain proof of Keshav's affair with Dolly or face the consequences, as Omkara remembers Raghunath's warning that when a daughter is not true to her father, she will never be true to anyone. Watch what happens when Ishwar produces proof shortly after the marriage, and the impact this has on Dolly, Omkara, Keshav, Ishwar, and Ishwar's wife, Indu.

Cast: Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan

Crew: Vishal Bhardwaj (Director), Tassaduq Hussain (Director of Photography), Vishal Bhardwaj (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 28 Jul 2006 (India)

Hindi Name: ओमकारा

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Did you know? Aamir Khan was set to play the role of Langda Tyagi, but director Vishal Bhardwaj dropped him and signed Saif Ali Khan. This led to some tension between Aamir and Vishal for a while, but they have since then patched up with each other. Read More
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as Omkara 'Omi' Shukla
as Dolly Mishra
as Ishwar 'Langda' Tyagi
as Chamanbahar 'Billo'
Supporting Actress
as Rajoh Tiwari
as Advocate Raghunath Mishra
as Surendra Kaptaan
as Bhaisaab
as Police Inspector
as Kichlu
as Langda Tyagi's Son
as keshav 'Kesu Firangi' Upadhyay

Direction

Director

Production

Co-Producer
Associate Producer

Distribution

Distributor

Writers

Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer
Steadicam Operator

Art

Art Director
Production Designer

Choreography

Choreographer

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer

Editorial

Associate Editor

Makeup and Hair

Marketing and Public Relations

Public Relations Officer

Stunts

Stunt Director

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Artist
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1, 2.39:1 (Scope)
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault
Music Label: Eros Music, Modern Cinema
05:24

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Sukhwinder Singh
05:30

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
05:52

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Sunidhi Chauhan
04:31

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Suresh Wadkar
06:54

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Rakesh Pandit, Rekha Bhardwaj
06:51

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
05:39

Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Rekha Bhardwaj
Movie Connection(s):
Reference: The Attacks Of 26/11 (Hindi)
Featured in: Aa Dekhen Zara (Hindi)
Reference: 26/11 India Pai Daadi (Telugu)
Spoofed in: Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (Hindi)
Trivia:
Aamir Khan was set to play the role of Langda Tyagi, but director Vishal Bhardwaj dropped him and signed Saif Ali Khan. This led to some tension between Aamir and Vishal for a while, but they have since then patched up with each other.

In the scene where Saif Ali Khan is in the shadows, looking at a mirror, director Vishal Bhardwaj thought that it would be very artistic and beautiful if Khan did it naked. The actor answered, "I am prepared to do that as long as you direct me naked." That was the end of the topic.

Irrfan Khan was offered Vivek Oberoi's role but turned it down due to date issues.