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London Dreams (2009)

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The story revolves around two childhood friends Arjun and Munnu who find a way to get from a small village in India to Wembley as Rock stars, having overcome their personalities.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Manjeet 'Mannu' Khosla
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Arjun
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Mr. Khosla
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Zoheb Hayaat Khan
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Priya
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Passerby
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Rock fan, person on a queue
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Paparazzi
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Wasim Hayaat Khan
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Simon
Roxanne Gregory ...
Pole dancer
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Sima - The Reporter
Mandi Sidhu ...
Maria
Manoj Pahwa ...
Bhatinda Resident
Chris Wilson ...
Airline Pilot
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Storyline

Bhatinda-based school-going Arjun wants to follow in his much-maligned grand-father's footsteps and attain fame at the Wembley Stadium much to the chagrin of his father. After the latter's passing, he re-locates to live in Britain with his paternal uncle, and when admonished about his career, runs away. Years later Arjun will attempt to gain fame along with two associates, Zoheb and Wasim, and his sweetheart, Priya. He returns to Bhatinda and asks his childhood slacker and trouble-maker friend, Manjeet Khosla, to also join his band - a decision that will not only cost him his popularity, his career and dreams, but also his love. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Friendship... trust... passion... ambition... fame... See more »

Genres:

Musical

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Release Date:

30 October 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rashque  »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£142,722 (UK) (30 October 2009)

Gross:

£142,722 (UK) (30 October 2009)
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The word "khanabadosh" is Persian for "gypsy" or "nomad." This refers to the members of London Dreams having traveled from another land (Manu and Arjun came from Punjab and the brothers came from Pakistan). See more »

Soundtracks

Khwaab
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Shankar Mahadevan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Hard to watch
3 December 2009 | by (Azerbaijan) – See all my reviews

Maaan, where do i start with this god awful movie. Bad bad bad story telling. I do not know what the director was thinking when he made this movie. Namaste London was quite an enjoyable movie to be honest..even the soundtrack was good. But in this one..oh my good..for a movie which is supposed to be a musical one..the songs are soooo bad. AR Rahman should have been the music director.

Given two great actors a much better job should have been done by the director. Even though the first half sucks, the last 30 mins of the movie are OK. Performances from Salman and Ajay save the movie from being a total disaster.

Watch it if you have nothing better to do. The last good movie from Bollywood i watched ( and i do watch a load of them) is Dev D and Wake Up Sid.


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