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OMG 2 teaser: A dreadlock-sporting Akshay Kumar turns Lord Shiva, comes to the aid of devotee Pankaj Tripathi

Directed by Amit Rai, the film is slated for an August 11 release

Saikat Chakraborty Calcutta Published 11.07.23, 02:11 PM
A still from OMG 2 teaser

A still from OMG 2 teaser YouTube

A dreadlocks-sporting, visibly ripped Akshay Kumar emerges from a river as Lord Shiva to come to the rescue of his devotee Kanti Sharan Mudgal — played by Pankaj Tripathi — in the teaser of OMG 2, dropped by the makers on Tuesday.

The one-minute-26-second-long teaser begins with a voiceover by Pankaj Tripathi — “Human beings can give proof of God’s existence by either believing in him or being atheist. But God doesn’t discriminate.”

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Glimpses of the 2012 film OMG – Oh My God!’s Kanji Lalji Mehta (Paresh Rawal) lead to Tripathi’s story. Tripathi’s Kanti Sharan Mudgal worships Lord Shiva with utmost dedication. We see how his family suffers a tragedy with a scene of a child attempting suicide in front of a train.

Akshay’s first appearance as Lord Shiva shows him flaunting his six-pack abs. A haunting, high-energy Har Har Mahadev chant echoes in the background as glimpses from the upcoming film appear on the screen.

Actress Yami Gautam’s character is missing from the teaser.

Watch the teaser here:

Rakh Vishwas (keep faith) 🙏 #OMG2Teaser out now. #OMG2 in theatres on August 11,” wrote Akshay Kumar, sharing the teaser on social media.

Written and directed by Amit Rai, OMG 2 is produced by Viacom18 Studio ​in association with Cape Of Good Films ​and Wakaoo Films. The music for the film is composed by Vikram Montrose, Hansraj Raghuwanshi, Djstrings, Pranaay and Sandesh Shandilya.

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