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Namastey London (2007)

A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her 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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Bebo M. Malhotra
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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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Opening Weekend:

£238,841 (UK) (23 March 2007)

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

As of 2017, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif have starred in 6 movies opposite eachother. - "Humko Deewana Kar Gaye" (2006), "Namastey London" (2007), "Welcome" (2007), "Singh is Kinng" (2008), "De Dana Dan" (2009), and "Tees Maar Khan" (2010). See more »

Goofs

When Katrina visits the second prospective groom in India, in her last dialogue her lips do not match when she says "I like him, I like him". See more »

Quotes

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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References Purab Aur Pachhim (1970) See more »

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A masterpiece
10 February 2008 | by (Delhi, India) – See all my reviews

Watching a movie after a year of it being released hardly gives you the kick when you see it when it's still hot in the theatres and everybody's going ga-ga about it. However, this is one movie that I watched twice in succession. Come to think of it and I bet you can hardly remember doing that yourself. And if you are one of those guys who look for perfection in a movie it's the closest you can get. The movie is mostly shot in London and has this customary beginning about NRI families who have trouble with their kids being brought up in a western society but don't get disheartened you ain't in for a shock. Also, don't go by the story of the movie which doesn't draw you to the movie but for once give in to your instincts about the movie being a success story at the box office and I can assure you that you are in for a treat. You might not be able to relate to it but given the performances it sure is going to tickle a nerve in your heart.


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