'Omerta' trailer: Rajkummar Rao starrer promises to be thrilling and mind-numbing

Lawrence Kim
March 14, 2018

The film stars Bollywood's most versatile actor Rajkummar Rao in the lead role.

The film is set on the life of Omar Saeed Sheikh (played by Rajkummar Rao) who is one of the major culprits in worldwide terrorist outing including the for the murder of Daniel Pearl who was a journalist at the Wall Street Journal in 2002, the Mumbai Terror Attacks, the 9/11 incident in the USA and the infamous 1994 kidnapping of westerners in India. The movie had impressed the foreign press during its run at the various Film festivals, with major praise going to Rajkummar Rao's performance. This is followed by a minute and a half long montage of him travelling around the world, disguising himself under a false name and honing his body into a weapon. This is a truly chilling scene, as we see a merciless terrorist who believes in his cause and thinks he is right. Rajkummar Rao had previously claimed that Saeed was easily the toughest character that he had played till date.

The trailer promises to take us through a dark and gripping tale of state-sponsored terrorism. Terror is all about power. Shot in various real locations of London and India, the film based on true story exposes the dangers associated with state-sponsored terrorism. "There will be this moment of shock and silence as the end credits roll". Narrates the story of terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh... Omerta takes us on a journey of the most evil minded people in the world and can be really hard to grasp what is shown on the silver screen.

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