- On Friday, the film earned Rs 54 crore
- Omerta is based on terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
- It is directed by Hansal Mehta
#Omerta witnesses growth on Sat... While the growth is substantial, the overall total remains on the lower side... Sun biz holds the key... Fri 54 lakhs, Sat 1.09 cr. Total: 1.64 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 6, 2018
Omerta is based on terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. Rajkummar Rao plays him.
In his review for NDTV, film critic Saibal Chatterjee gave Omerta 3.5 stars out of 5. "The well-crafted, fast-paced Omerta, much like Hansal Mehta's Shahid and Aligarh, focuses on a man who stands apart from the crowd. Rajkummar Rao gives the film its teeth with a pitch-perfect performance. He slips into the skin of Omar with chilling conviction," he wrote.
Omerta is Rajkummar Rao's fourth film with Hansal Mehta. They have previously made Shahid, CityLights and Aligarh.
Of making a film like Omerta, Hansal Mehta earlier said, "I want to leave the viewer with a sense of awe, disgust, hate, surprise and let them examine the ramifications of these events on their lives today. But that is the burden of truth - it is uncomfortable and it must be faced."
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