Namastey London (2007)

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A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges a marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.


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Credited cast:
Manmohan Malhotra
Charles 'Charlie' Brown
Imran 'Immi' P. Khan
Javed Sheikh ...
Parvez Khan
Bebo M. Malhotra
Shaana Diya ...
Riteish Deshmukh ...
Bobby Bedi (as Ritesh Deshmukh)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aanchal ...
Baby Aditi ...
Master Gurjap Aulakh ...
Ishita Awasthi ...
Ayushi ...


Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth to Jasmeet. Manmohan was always embarrassed of Bebo, as she was overly healthy and not quite sophisticated, as a result he always left her at home, while he socialized. Bebo did not want Jasmeet to end up like her, so got her admitted in an English Medium school, encouraged to mingle with Caucasian friends, and as a result Jasmeet was transformed in to Jazz - a stunningly beautiful young woman, British in looks, talk, habits, and heart. Manmohan's plans to get her married to an Indian boy are all in vain. His friend, Parvez Khan, is in a similar situation with his son, Imran, openly romancing a Caucasian blonde, Susan. Manmohan decides to take his family for a tour in India, and ends up getting her married to Arjun Singh. On their return to ... Written by rAjOo (

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A British brat meets a 'Funjabi' boy


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Release Date:

23 March 2007 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Namastey London - Jetzt bockt die Braut  »

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£238,841 (UK) (23 March 2007)


$1,207,007 (USA) (13 April 2007)

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The film marked Akshay and Katrina's first successful film together. See more »


In the scene where Jasmeet is changing clothes inside the cab, she tells the cab driver to stop staring at her. In that shot she has her hair down. However, in the next shot when Jasmeet tells the driver to pay attention to driving, her hair is again tied back, while in the next shot after that her hair is down again. See more »


Jasmeet 'Jazz' M. Malhotra: Are you flirting with me?
Arjun: From the very first day... and you realized it now?
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References Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) See more »

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An Excellent Feel Good Movie
23 March 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It makes you feel good about your country. Endorses the family values which are fast disappearing in todays world. Reaffirms that if you love selflessly, without expecting any returns, you truly get what you set out to achieve. Brilliant performance by Akshay. He is very restrained yet very strong and emotive. The part where the Englishman from the erstwhile East India company rants about India being a nation of snake charmers and the answer that Akshay politely gives him would gladden any person's heart. Katarina looks ravishing and communicates very well with her eyes. Her Hindi has also improved tremendously. Rishi Kapoor brings in a whiff of fresh air from his yesteryear's. Watch it with your better half. It'll make you both fell good about yourself.

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