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Total Votes: 147
Release Date 28 July, 2006
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Budget ₹25 crores
Box Office India ₹23 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹42 crores
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Based on Shakespeare’s Othello, this film follows Omkara, a powerful political enforcer who seduces a bride away from her wedding. When Omkara passes over his lieutenant Langda for a promotion, Langda plots revenge by convincing Omkara his new wife is unfaithful.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.78 crores
First Weekend₹8.43 crores
First Week₹13.22 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹23 crores
Worldwide Gross₹42 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹108.33 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹197.82 (
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Fun Facts & Triva

  • The role played by Naseeruddin Shah was first offered to Om Puri & Anupam Kher.
  • The role played by Vivek Oberoi was first offered to Irfan Khan. He declined due to his busy schedule.
  • This was the second time when the director, Vishal Bhardwaj adapted the script from Shakespeare trilogy. The first one was Maqbool in the year 2003.
  • Aamir Khan was interested in playing the lead role. But the director chose Saif Ali Khan over him. It created tensions between them for several years.