It was rumoured that Aamir Khan, PK director Rajkumar
Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra offered a huge sum to
director of Oh My God asking him to stop shooting
of the film as both the films were based on the subject of
It was reported that makers of PK including Aamir Khan,
Rajkumar Hirani and the producer offered Rs 8 crores to Oh My
God director Umesh Shukla while the film was still being shot
in 2012. PK makers reportedly asked Umesh to quit the
film's shooting as PK and Oh My God were
apparently having many similarities.
However, director of Akshay Kumar's Oh My God now
cleared the air and rejected the buzz. Talking to a leading daily,
Umesh said, "I don't know from where such baseless rumours have
come up. This is nonsense. These (Aamir, Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu
Vinod Chopra) are good people and they can never do such a thing.
When you pick the subject of God, then similarities do come. Don't
challenge the creativity of the film unnecessarily and make a big
deal about it."
Aamir Khan's PK also features Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt and Sushant Singh Rajput.