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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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Manmohan Malhotra
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Bebo M. Malhotra
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Storyline

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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Opening Weekend:

£238,841 (UK) (23 March 2007)

Gross:

$1,207,007 (USA) (13 April 2007)
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Upen Patel's voice is dubbed in the film by a dubbing artiste. See more »

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In the scene where ghee is being rubbed into Katrina's mother's hair, the pallu on the old lady's head keeps shifting between shots. 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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Best Film Of 2007
2 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really loved this film, it was just fantastic and this was definitely Katrina Kaif's Movie, she played her role very well and was well suited for the role also, and i loved the Asian outfits that she wore in the film, she looked so beautiful in the salwar kameez.

Upen Patel is also in this film, he plays his part okay i guess but could have done better.

Katrina plays a British born lady who's father wants her to get married to a guy in Punjab, anyways she goes to India and meets this guy (Akhshay Kumar,) and her parents sort of force her into it. His acting was really good in thew film as well.

Anyways she comes back to the U.K and calls him over then meets a white guy and he proposes to her and she ends up marrying him but the ending of the film is just so typical she runs out of the church and ends up with Akshay, (i mean who wouldn't want Akshay hes a sex god) back to reality there is a lot of comedy in this film also and Rishi Kapoor who plays Katirna is so funny i loved Nina Wadia also but she has put loads of weight on The Music is so beautiful so i think you guys should go and check this film out, i can assure you that you will not be disappointed.


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