Here’s what the critics felt about the film –
A largely successful attempt to push the boundaries of commercial Hindi cinema: the result is an earnest visual treat. – Anil Sinanan, Time Out
Here is a Bollywood director who can be compared with some of the greatest figures of Bollywood’s past. – Derek Malcom, Evening Standard
I’ve never seen the play so perfectly tuned to a time (present) or a place (Uttar Pradesh) – James Christopher, The Times
With Omkara, contemporary Bollywood finally enters the realm of world class cinema” – Naman, Sight and Sound
Words such as ‘fantastic’, ‘marvelous’,’great’ cannot sum up the work of art Vishal has shown in his adaptation of Othello. -Sarbjit Lotay, BBC Asian Network
Vishal Bhardwaj’s inspired direction of Othello, a timeless saga of love, passion and jealousy, has captured the imagination of audiences and critics alike. Coupled with powerful performances and mesmerising music, Omkara is a ‘must watch’ for all cinema lovers!