Bring on ‘Om Shanti Om’

Warwick Racecourse has revealed that the hit Bollywood film it will be showing on its ‘Celebration of Bollywood’ race evening on 21st August is ‘Om Shanti Om’.

Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, the romantic-reincarnation will be screened on the world’s largest mobile LED screen at 8.15pm, fifteen minutes after the last of the seven flat races of the evening.

The special night is to celebrate 100 years of Bollywood and is one of the highlights of the town’s week-long food and film festival.

In keeping with the Indian theme, Asian food will be available across the site, including in the hospitality boxes, restaurants and food stalls.

There’s also more reason than ever for locals to enjoy an evening at the races because all tickets for the main enclosure are just £10 each and reduced to a mere £5 each for Warwick residents (with production of photo and address ID for the CV34 postcode) when bought on the gate. As always, children aged 17 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.

Gates open at 3pm with the first of seven flat races at 5pm. Last race is at 8pm and will be shortly followed by the film screening.

Huw Williams, general manager, Warwick Racecourse, said: “Our ‘Celebration of Bollywood’ race evening is shaping to be one of our biggest meetings of the year, so it’s great news to announce that ‘Om Shanti Om’ is the film we’re showing.”

For more information about Warwick Racecourse and its forthcoming fixtures, including its dedicated Family Fun Day on August Bank Holiday Monday, visit


Warwick Racecourse is one of the oldest courses in the UK and enjoys a full and exciting racing calendar throughout the year, encompassing flat and jump action. It is located in the heart of England with excellent road and rail links.

In addition to exhilarating horse racing action, the site caters for conferences, events and exhibitions, as well as weddings. Its first-class facilities also make the ideal location for client entertainment, with a variety of hospitality packages and suites available.

Warwick Racecourse is part of The Jockey Club, the leading investor and innovator in the UK’s 2nd biggest sport, which runs 15 courses in Britain including Cheltenham, Aintree, Epsom Downs and Newmarket.

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