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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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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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Also Known As:

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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First film after Boom that Katrina spoke in her own voice. See more »

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In the disco where Jasmeet and her friends are partying, she goes to the entrance and splashes her martini on Charlie. Yet in the next shot Charlie's face as well as clothes show no signs of being wet. See more »

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Arjun: I am just joking. Don't you watch movies?
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Excellent---it has EVERYTHING
3 April 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

You'll find LOVE,Betrayal,Emotions,Relations,Comedy,Style,Patriotism etc etc.... Easily the best movie I have seen in two years... Absolutely brilliant. Akshay Kumar is at his BEST... look at the expressions.. Katrina Kaif was sweet too....with a true mindset for the role. The rest of the cast fits in well. Hats off to the Castor's...JUST RIGHT! The Theme was AWESOME.. Practical.... and these days "The Talk " of Every British or American Indian seniors. A full ten for this one.... Its a perfect GLOBAL and Indian Movie. I love my India is what you say while going down the Theater Stairs. Moral of the story---BE KNOWLEDGEABLE.. But Be YOURSELF. YOURSELF!


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