Omerta movie review – A Good Combination of drama and documentary storytelling.

Omerta Story: A biographical drama on Omar Saeed Sheikh – a British-born terrorist of Pakistani origin, who was responsible for the kidnapping of foreign tourists in India.

After having won praises at international film festivals, Hansal Mehta‘s Omerta is finally available to stream online.

Omerta narrates the story of a British National of Pakistani Origin, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. In late 1994, Omar kidnapped a group of tourists from the West in India.

An airline fight occurred in India in the flight from Kathmandu to Delhi, named as IC 814. Although Omar was arrested in Delhi, the Government was compelled to release him in exchange for the IC 814 hostages. In 2002, Omar not only abducted but also killed a Jewish journalist from America. Post his conviction, he is imprisoned in the jail of Pakistan till date.

Director: Hansal Mehta
Writer: Hansal Mehta, Mukul Dev
Cast: Rajkummar Rao
Language: Hindi, English
Streaming on: Zee5

Omerta movie review – A Good Combination of drama and  storytelling.

Critics Rating: 3.5/5

In-depth Analysis

Our overall critic’s rating is not an average of the sub scores below.

Direction:    3.5/5
Screenplay:  3.0/5
Visual appeal: 3.5/5

Omerta is not a complete documentary; it is a good project with a great combination of Hansal Mehta and Rajkumar Rao.


The Direction Of The film Is very Good. The combination of Hansal Mehta with Rajkumar Rao has given us hits in the past. Omerta is also not an exception. Omar is portrayed to be a criminal made of ice. The colder he gets, the more dangerous his calculations become.


It is needless to say that Rajkumar Rao is a gem of an actor.


It is difficult to compose music for a film like Omerta, Yet, Ishaan Chhabra does quite a good job in rekindling the moments.


The script of the Omerta movie doesn’t have popular dialogues or monologues. But the script doesn’t fail to celebrate its own charisma. The real color of the characters reflects through the dialogues.

Cinematography Effects

Anuj Rakesh Dhawan served as the perfect DOP for Omerta. His work of cinematography gave the film a Perfect angle despite the serious subject of the film. Editing by Aditya Warrior is also worthy of appreciation

Watch Or Not??

Omerta is a must-watch movie due to great Direction, visual effects, the cinematography of the film.

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