Om Shanthi Om Movie Review

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  • Runtime: 2 Hours 22 minutes
  • Certificate: U
  • Released: 30-10-2015
  • Genre: Drama
3 / 5.0

Om Shanti Om! The film has finally hit the screens after a lot of buzzes. Well, has it lived up ot the buzz that it created? Read more to find out.


Srikanth, the hero of the movie, yields to an accident while travelling in a bus. Eventually, it dawns on him that few individual are following him. Who are these people? Well, they are the ghosts, who have unfulfilled wishes. What is the role of Srikanth in helping them get what they want? Watch the film to find out. 


Of recent, films of a comedy-horror genre are having a gala time at the box office in Kollywood. Om Shanti Om is another entry into this list. But a welcoming entry indeed! The director seems to be a winner at the end by slowly bringing in the pace of the movie. Om Shanti Om has all the essential ingredients to be a perfect family entertainer. Dr. Surya Prabhakar has managed to keep the audience hooked to the seat with his engrossing presentation. In fact, he is the man of the moment.
This is an inspiration of the Korean flick Hello Ghost. However the director has presented it in such a way to suit the native audience. 

Star Performances

Srikanth, who is one of the underrated actors of Kollywood, has done an excellent job. Neelam Upadhyaya too does justice to her role.

What's there?

1. The way in which the film is presented is very engrossing.
2. The onscreen chemistry between Srikantha and Neelam is good. 
2. Vijay Ebenexer's music is outstanding.
3. The concept is novel and is good to watch on screen. 
4. Obscene scenes are not added just to add to the glamour quotient of the film.This is the biggest asset of the movie. 
5. BGM is fantastic.
6. Cinematography of Bhaskaran is excellent. 

What's not there?

1. If you had already watchd Maasu Engira Maasilamani, which released few months ago, you would be familiar with the theme. However, that is just a small drawback since the presentation in this film is good. 
2. The romantic track could have been edited. 
3. The hard-core critic may get the feel of watching a TV serial sometimes. 


There is some charm in this film that will attract audience.