Om Shanti Om is the saga of Om Prakash Makhija a junior artiste in the golden days of 70’s Hindi cinema. He is in love with the superstar of the day Shantipriya. Full of hope after saving her on set, his life and love comes to a tragic end when he witnesses her murder by the ambitious and ruthless producer Mukesh Mehra. Om dies trying to save his Shanti. But it is not the end of the story. Om Shanti Om is also the journey of Om Kapoor superstar of contemporary Bollywood, his journey to discover who he really is and in doing so avenge the death of Shanti.