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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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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 (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A British brat meets a 'Funjabi' boy

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Namastey London - Jetzt bockt die Braut  »

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£238,841 (UK) (23 March 2007)

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$1,207,007 (USA) (13 April 2007)
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The movie was going to have a scene with Katrina Kaif (Jazzmeet) wearing a short skirt in a mosque, but that scene was removed for religious reasons. See more »

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When you first see Akshay Kumar riding down the dirt road on his motorbike, he has iPod earphones in his ears. In the next scene of him stopping his bike and approaching the car, the earphones have disappeared, as well as the sight of any iPod or mp3 player. See more »

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Arjun: A Catholic woman steps aside so that a Sikh can be sworn in as Prime Minister by a Muslim President in a country where more than 80% of the population is Hindu.
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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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