Anand Mahindra Shares Poster of Italian Movie Titled ‘Omicron’ Amid New Covid Variant Fears

Initial release: 3 September 1963
Director: Ugo Gregoretti
Producer: Franco Cristaldi
Music director: Piero Umiliani
Nominations: Golden Lion, Volpi Cup for Best Actress, Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Grand Jury Prize

Mahindra and Mahindra Chairman and one of India’s biggest business tycoon, Anand Mahindra’s Twitter is a treasure trove of inspiring, interesting and witty tweets. After COVID-19 strain Omicron was identified, Mahindra took to Twitter on Tuesday to share the poster of a 1963 Italian film titled ‘Omicron‘. In his tweet, he informed that the poster was shared by one of the friends and lamented how someone else ‘beat him in writing a script’ titled ‘Omicron’.

And after my last tweet, a school buddy sent me this…someone already beat me to writing a script titled Omicron,” he tweeted. Notably, the movie doesn’t have much in common with the current COVID-19 situation. The movie is about an alien who takes over the body of a human to learn about the planet in order for the alien’s race to take over.

“1963 movie OMICRON. An alien takes over the body of an Earthman in order to learn about the planet so his race can take it over” read the descripton of the film shared by Mahindra.

Fact Check :Recently in social networks, an assumption began to circulate poster from a movie called “The Omicron variant" Of the year 1963, this put the public in tension but now it is known that it is a photomontage.


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