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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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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£208,365 (UK) (9 September 2005)

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$1,411,065 (USA) (28 October 2005)
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Trivia

When Preity Zinta is doing her radio show (in the beginning), there is a white board behind her listing programme timings, names and guests. The guest for the 2:00 show is listed as "Sid Anand". This is a reference to the director, Siddharth Anand. See more »

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Before Nick puts the ring on Amber's finger, it is already there. Suddenly Nick has it in his hand, and puts it back on Amber's finger See more »

Quotes

Nikhil Arora: ...and, I'm in love with you.
Ambar Malhotra: You can't be in love with me
Nikhil Arora: Why, what's wrong with you?
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Spoofs The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

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Whats Goin' On
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Kunal Ganjawala and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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Really Refreshing!
11 September 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A really refreshing and superbly made movie for the young genre of audience.The plot revolves around Nikhil "Nick" Arora(Saif Ali Khan) and Amber(Priety Zinta).Nick is the Gen-X cool kinda dude who's a chef at a restaurant and Amber is a medical student funding her fees by working as a Radio-Jockey at the station named "Salaam Namaste".How they fall for each other and start living together is shown quite sensibly without the normal hum-bug and drama.Director Siddharth Anand has put in lot of efforts trying to capture the young mind-sets of Indians living abroad.So Nick and Amber start living together and start a relationship.Everything is fine until Nick and Amber find out that Amber's pregnant.nick wants it aborted and amber insists on keeping it.Fight and mayhem ensues and they break-up.They live under the same roof but avoid and sometimes trouble each other.Finally nick realizes what mistake he's making and woos amber back.Saif Ali Khan is awesome in the movie and proves once more that hes that damn good at acting as he's in his looks.Preity gives a powerful performance and looks ravishing in those small dresses and short hair.Arshad Warsi(Ron) as Nicks Geeky but lovable and cute guy,has performed brilliantly!Tania Zaetaa('Who dares wins' babe) us absolutely forgettable.Javed Jaffery has u in splits and proves hes a force to reckon with when it comes to comic timing!Overall an awesome experience and I do hope u all will catch it.Its a complete entertainer.The music is not that bad.A very enjoyable movie especially with your sweetheart in your arms.


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