Bengalore : The landmark sandalwood film “OM” marked its 25th anniversary on wendnesday,and the actor -director team of Shivarajkumar and Upendra reminisced about the film on social media.
The first kannada film that featured in the Limca records for its multiple re-releases “OM”
derbuted on may 19,1995 .The movie starred Shivarajkumar and prema and the songs were a super hit and are even now played on radio and television.
Directed by Upendra,it was made on a budget of Rs 70 laks.The film was re-released around 650 times in 2015 “Om” was re-released in 100 theatres.
The film revolves around rowdyism,and how a gangster quits his old ways.
Marking the milestone oun social media.Shivarajkumar said,”All the success of the film goes to fans and Upendras hard work.Uppi had showcased his acting talent while explaining to me each and every scene through enacting it .No doubt,he is now a superstar because of his talent and hard work.Om is evergreen and cannot be recreated again. The whole film fraternity of all languages spoke about our movie.
He told that Me and Upendra will do another movie if we find a good story.I also asked Upendra to make a story on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Upendra thanked the vajreshwari production house for encouraging a then- fresher like him.He told ,I should thank shivanna for letting me touch his hair,as he never lets anyone do.Because of Vardhanna and Dr.Rajkumars support and belief in me. I could do whatever I wanted for the movie.
He said they plan to meet at Shivarajkumars place to watch the movie again with the entire crew.They are also thinking of re-releasing the movie on fans request after the corona lockdown ends.