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Rajkummar Rao’s Omerta to release on April 20

Omerta is based on the real life story of British terrorist of Pakistani descent Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and Rajkummar Rao sports a bespectacled and heavily bearded look in the film.

bollywood Updated: Feb 10, 2018 15:13 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Omerta,Rajkummar Rao,Hansal Mehta
Rajkummar Rao essays the role of dreaded terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh in Omerta.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s Omerta, starring Rajkummar Rao, has been locked for release on April 20. The release date was announced by the producers via a statement on Saturday.

Omerta is based on the real life story of British terrorist of Pakistani descent Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. Rajkummar, who sports a bespectacled and heavily bearded look in the film, had earlier described the movie as: “It shows you the dark reality of a dangerous world.”

Omerta marks the return of the formidable actor-director team of Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar, who have worked together in films like Aligarh, CityLights and Shahid.

The film has won several accolades and was featured at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was also screened at the Jio MAMI Film Festival.

It is produced by Nahid Khan and presented by Swiss Entertainment.

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First Published: Feb 10, 2018 15:11 IST