Om Movie Poster


16th May 1995- Crime, Fiction, Film-Noir, Thriller
A college student turns Gangster to avenge the injustice he sufers
Director: Upendra
Keywords: student, gangster, College, Rowdy

Movie Cast

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Movie Details

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Movie NameOm
Original Language Nameಓಂ
Alternative NamesAum, ॐ ,
Release Date16th May 1995
Languages Kannada
StorylineA college student turns Gangster to avenge the injustice he sufers
Story SummaryThe movie begins with a reporter writing articles about underworld dons and the reasons why people enter the underworld and practice rowdyism. The movie revolves around the main character Satya (Shivarajkumar), a son of a priest who turns into a rowdy for love. But the same love brings him back into being a civilized person. But there are twists involved in the movie as to why he is provoked to turn into a rowdy, how he is rejected by his family and relatives and also the girl for whom he had to became a rowdy in the first place and many other events which are the key scenes to watch for in the movie.
Run Time150 Mins

Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Upendra
Writer (Screenplay)Upendra
Music DirectorHamsalekha
ProducerParvathamma Rajkumar
CinematographyB C Gowrishankar
Writer (Lyrics)Hamsalekha
Writer (Dialogue)S Muralimohan
Film EditingT Shashikumar
Assistant DirectorBabu K N, Narotthama Sharma G V
MakeupMuguru P Guru, Doreswamy Naidu
Playback SingerDr Rajkumar, Mano
Production ManagerChanna
CostumeY Venkatarao, Veeraraju, V Anjani(Shivarajkumar)
StillsB V Raju, Venkatesh
Publicity DesignGangadhar
Director (Associate)S Muralimohan, N Lokanath
Production (Banner)Poornima Enterprises
StuntsThriller Manju
PresenterDr Rajkumar
Sound Recording (Songs)Kodandapani, Mahendra, Janakiram
Sound Recording (Dialogues)Chamundeshwari Studios
Public RelationsR S Harish
Dubbing ArtistChandrakanth, Jairaj, Mahesh, Nayana, Sunethra, Krishnamurthy, Sudarshan, shashikala, Shyamala, Ra Sri Naidu, Shivamurthy

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. The film became a successful venture at box office. It remains a cult following among audience owing to its re-release every year and the film re-released more than 600 times.
  2. On 12 March 2015, the film was re-released with Digital intermediate and DTS for the first time in over 100 theatres. It was distributed by Kishore Films
  3. The story of Om was first narrated to Upendra by his friend long before the film was shot. Upendra, who had the story in mind initially decided to cast Kumar Govind, who had previously collaborated with the former in Shhh! (1993), as the male lead in the film then tentatively titled Satya. However, later Shivarajkumar was signed for the role and Prema opposite him as the female lead
  4. Om was remade in Telugu as Omkaram (starring Dr.Rajshekar and Prema). Bollywood's 1998 blockbuster Satya shares many similarities with Om, including the fact that both deal with criminal underworlds and each protagonist's name is the same: Satya.
  5. As of March 2015, Om had been re-released over 632 times and in over 400 theatres across Karnataka
  6. Even though the movie was released in 1995, its satellite and TV rights was sold to UDAYA TV in 2015 for a sum of 3.5 crores, including the TV rights of Vinay Rajkumar starrer "Siddartha" (although it was speculated that it was 8 to 10 crores which is not officially confirmed by Raghavendra Rajkumar or Poornima enterprises who owned the rights). It was telecasted on 15th August 2015. Recently, The amount is huge considering that the movie is already 20 years old and has been released hundreds of times

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