The all India theatrical distribution rights of the film Oh My God have been acquired by the film distribution arm of Wave Inc, Delhi. The deal was concluded on September 14 in Mumbai, according to Shabnam Kapoor.
Oh My God was earlier made as a Gujarati play, Kanji Viruddh Kanji and later adapted into Hindi as Krishna vs Kanhaiya, both directed by Umesh Shukla who has also directed the film version.
Both stage versions were acclaimed and were commercial success after which the protagonist of the Hindi play, Paresh Rawal, felt that the theme had potential to be made into a film.
The film, slated for release on September 28, stars Akshay Kumar with Paresh Rawal, both of who also hold stakes in the production. The film has an item number by Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhudheva. Paresh Rawal plays an atheist trader who decides to sue God after suffering loss in his business following a natural calamity while Akshay Kumar portrays God who descends on earth. Mithun Chakraborty also features in a supporting role.