MUMBAI: Farah Khan directed film Om Shanti Om has been selected for the Berlinale Special section of the Berlin Film Festival 2008.
The Berlinale Special showcases works of contemporary filmmakers that the festival honours. The festival screens extraordinary new productions to honour great cinema personalities by showing their films and to immerse audiences in cinematic history by screening film classics.
Om Shanti Om is among 11 films selected this year. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, model-turned-actress Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal and Shreyas Talpade.
The film will have a German Premiere at the festival on 8 February at Kino Internazionale, and will be attended by Shah Rukh Khan.
Eros International will be releasing Om Shanti Om theatrically in Germany soon after the Berlin Film Festival.