Vivek Oberoi was the first choice to play the role Mukesh Mehra but declined. The role then went to Arjun Rampal. (imdb.com)
Shahrukh Khan worked out for 3 months prior for the song Dard-e-disco. (imdb.com)
Director Cameo: [Farah Khan] The aggressive junior artist next to whom Om Prakash danced during the "Om Shanti Om" song shooting (during the credit titles at the beginning of the film). (imdb.com)
Actress Deepika Padukone's first Hindi film. (imdb.com)
The song "Dard-E-Disco" was originally to be shot with only Shakira after Farah Khan choreographed her performance at the 2006 VMA's, but her upcoming concert tours rendered her unavailable. Then Farah Khan recalled a promise 'Shah Rukh Khan' made to her when shooting the song "Jiye Jale" in Dil Se.. (1998): that if he would show his abs for another film, it would be for a film she was directing. She called upon his promise, and he shot for the song. (imdb.com)
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