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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

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Manjeet 'Mannu' Khosla
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Mr. Khosla
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Arjun
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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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Sima - The Reporter
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Wasim Hayaat Khan
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Pole dancer
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Simon
Mandi Sidhu ...
Maria
Manoj Pahwa ...
Bhatinda Resident
Chris Wilson ...
Airline Pilot
Johnny Lynch ...
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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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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

Tapke Masti
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Feroz Khan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Jealously Can Make You Do Crazy Things
12 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Story: Ajay Devgan, a man with a big dream, is joined by three people who become his band members. His best friend, Salman Khan, enters, threatening to destroy Ajay's biggest achievement. How Ajay handles this challenge forms the rest of the story.

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Characters:

Ajay Devgan, as the main protagonist, seems a bit old for this role but nevertheless does justice. He is neither portrayed as a hero nor villain but as an ordinary man who believes in hard work and dedication to work his way up the ladder. His character represents the motto: "You can achieve anything if you put your mind to it".

Salman Khan, as the friend, is jovially and carefree. He represents the minority of people who have talent without effort. His soft nature is contrasted with Ajay's hard one, giving a ying-yang feel. As a actor, Salman was amazing, easily stealing Ajay's thunder.

Asin plays a girl from a strict Iyer family, who loves dancing. Her character was unnecessary as it was not properly etched out. As a backup dancer, she easily could have just been a random person getting some camera attention. Her presence was overshadowed by both Ajay's and Salman's relationship, making her forgettable.

Rannvijay Singh Singha & Aditya Roy Kapur are brothers in the movie who parallel Ajay and Salman's relationship. Their characters reinforce the struggle between Ajay and Salman. Both were good, with one sharing the same dreams as Ajay and the other trying to hold the band together. Like Asin, they were not necessary to the script. They did not add any substance.

Om Puri plays Ajay's uncle, is also seen as the man with wisdom. He is a voice that guides Ajay throughout his journey. He does not add anything to the film.

Storyline/Screenplay: The concept was good. It was something different and the emotions raw. There were some scenes that showed what humans, in order to remove perceived obstacles, are capable of.

Songs: The songs by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy were another highlight of the film. Soft rock mixed with different styles of music really showcased the talent of the trio. It proves that not every song has to be romantic to be a hit. A couple of minor nuance was that sometimes Salman and Ajay were not in sync when singing at the concerts (maybe it was the copy) and sometimes the voices between the two would change even though the background singer was the same.

Other Technical Aspects: The direction was done beautifully, the editing good. Cinematography was amazing. All three aspects really captured the emotions that were portrayed. The movie was fast-paced and cleanly portrayed the struggles, both emotionally and physically, between all the actors.

Final Product: This movie was good but has a selective audience.


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