Salaam Namaste is about two Indians who have left their houses to make a life on their own, and how they meet and how they tackle their own relationships and problems and overcome them themselves without their families.

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Javed Jaffrey ...
Jaggu (as Javed Jafferi)
Kunal Vijaykar
Ravi Khote
Kavita Kapoor
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Siddhant Ashar
Zeke Zidaan
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Padam Bhushan ...
Bonnie Hill
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The new millennium has begun and one must accept the reality that East Indians have immigrated everywhere on Earth. One such place where a number of Indians have made their new homes is Australia's Melbourne. A doctor, who does have problems translating some words into Hindi; Jignesh Pandya, who has come from Surat, India, where his parents operate and run "Archana Sarees" and has become a doctor; Ranjan Mathur who has recently immigrated, is now on the look-out for a wife, and does find one, after many hilarious misadventures, including one with a gorgeous hooker, Lisa; Then there is Ambar Malhotra or Ambi, who lived in Bangalore with her parents, quarreled with them because she did not want to marry someone of their choice, ended up coming to Australia on a student exchange program, studies medicine, but lands a job as a radio announcer with 101.5 FM "Salaam Namaste"; and finally there is Nikhil Arora alias Nicki, who came here to become an Architect, did get his qualifications, but... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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9 September 2005 (India)  »

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Cuori in onda  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£208,365 (UK) (9 September 2005)

Gross:

$1,411,065 (USA) (28 October 2005)
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The ending hospital scene is similar to the one at the end of Nine Months. See more »

Goofs

We see the doctor starting to drink a cup of coffee in his hands, but it suddenly disappears when he goes into Amber's section. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Nikhil Arora: Crap!
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Connections

References Dhoom (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

My Dil Goes Mmmm - Instrumental
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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Great movie!
10 February 2006 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I was so surprised by this movie! The only reason why I watched it was because my french teacher was making me watch it. I agreed after a while but I wasn't looking forward to it. I was so surprised at how good this movie was! I didn't want it to finish! It tells the story of a girl and a guy who, when they first talk don't like each other at all, but with time they fall in love and move in together. It is set in Australia and the characters are Indian. The movie, not only has a great story line, but it also shows us a lot about the Indian culture. It has a few songs in it, which are always fun. The movie has it all - i know that's cheesy - but it does! It is a great movie to have fun but it also has some really sad parts when you'll want to grab the tissues. It is amazing how many great movies there are out there but we don't realize it just because they aren't Hollywood. This kind of movie is great to have fun, and it also teaches us a lot about another country's culture. I recommend everyone to watch it, nobody will regret it... the acting is also pretty good, it is harder to tell when you don't understand the language, but it seemed decent. There are very funny lines, and of course the occasional sad part. A great movie that everyone should be able to enjoy!


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