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The movie is the fifth project Mehta and Rao are working on after delivering critically acclaimed films like "Shahid", "Citylights", "Aligarh" and "Omerta".
The film exposes state-sponsored terrorism and how it manipulates young minds into believing a sordid interpretation of struggle or fight against the enemies of one's religion.
Rajkummar Rao and Hansal Mehta give us a peek into what went into the making of Omerta, their fourth film together.
Director Hansal Mehta, who has in the past fought many brave battles with the censor board, was ready for a long grim fight to ensure nothing was tampered with in "Omerta".
Actor Rajkummar Rao says it took him some time to come out of the character of British-born Pakistani terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh he plays in "Omerta".
His directorial "Omerta" starring Rajkummar Rao will be hitting the screens on April 20. The film is based on terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh's life.
Presented by Swiss Entertainment and Karma Media, produced by Nahid Khan and directed by Mehta, "Omerta" stars Rajkummar Rao. It will release on April 20.
Rajkummar is also working with Shraddha Kapoor in horror comedy "Stree", for which the team is finishing the final schedule.
Footage of the Kandahar attack, media footage following the 9/11 attack in the US and other clips were acquired from a whole range of sources by the film's team.
The filmmaker is determined to make a movie on Sridevi and says he might approach actress Vidya Balan for the project.
According to Mehta, "Omerta" looks at what it means to be a fundamentalist and for someone to pick up a gun with the intent of killing in return for an afterlife in paradise.
Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in Hansal Mehta's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'; shoot set to start on March 31
"The Accidental Prime Minister" stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance.
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta says "Omerta", starring Rajkummar Rao, will expose state-sponsored terrorism and how it manipulates young minds.
Hansal Mehta was planning to approach Sridevi for his project. The filmmaker is saddened by the sudden demise of the veteran actress, and has now decided to dedicate the project to her.
"Omerta" is based on the real life story of British terrorist of Pakistani descent Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh.