Oh My God! Is A Sequel To The Controversial 2013 Film Starring Akshay Kumar And Pankaj Tripathi On The Cards? - EXCLUSIVE

One must congratulate the brave soul producer Ashwin Varde for doing a sequel to Umesh Shukla’s 2013 film Oh My God a mildly amusing debate on atheism versus religiosity.

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Oh My God! Is A Sequel To The Controversial 2013 Film Starring Akshay Kumar And Pankaj Tripathi On The Cards? - EXCLUSIVE
One must congratulate the brave soul producer Ashwin Varde for doing a sequel to Umesh Shukla’s 2013 film Oh My God a mildly amusing debate on  atheism versus religiosity. The film had kicked up an uproar back in the day. Today when religious sentiments are touching sky-high,  a film on the subject of, ‘Does God Exist?’ seems fairly suicidal. A member  of film’s core team confirmed  the sequel saying, “It is  not a controversial subject like the first part. It’s a sweet innocuous look at  God and his relationship with human beings.” Akshay Kumar returns to playing Lord Krishna while Paresh Rawal is replaced by Pankaj Tripathi as the  disbeliever.”

The biggest loss that this sequel would have to come  to terms  with is the dropping out  of Umesh Shukla from the project. Sources the producer were eager to have him on board for the sequel, But Shukla didn’t want to do more of  the same. Also read: Paresh Rawal’s 5 Finest Films: Tamanna, Sir, Oh My God And More

“The  subject is too  tricky  and dangerous. Umesh wanted  nothing to do with it,”  a source  close  to the director said. Also read: Omg! Sequel Hits A Roadblock

Amit Rai who directed the  well-intended Road To Sangam  in  2009 has been roped in to do the sequel.And we can only wish him all the  best.

 


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