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Welcome to London (2012)

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Indian immigrant Jai finds friendship and love, upon arriving in London. However one phone call changes everything, thrusting him into a dark and dangerous situation.



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Indian immigrant Jai finds friendship and love, upon arriving in London. However one phone call changes everything, thrusting him into a dark and dangerous situation.

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9 March 2012 (UK)  »

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Welcome to London  »

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£250,000 (estimated)

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A good effort - 'Hero becomes the f****** Villain'
14 March 2012 | by (Birmingham) – See all my reviews

I watched this film on a night-out in Birmingham. Had no clue what the film is about , neither had seen any promos. It was a welcome surprise. Slick titles, Slick opening. But then arrives the made up romance between the two characters on a London underground. That was the biggest underachievement of the film! Romance was so poor that I felt that they were trying to love each other like if they really had to, and had no choice. Performances of 'Jai' and 'Simian' were tailored to fit in the role.

What surprised me in the film was that the film entirely runs on the mercy of the performance by supporting actors. 'Goldie' the blonde haired character almost saves people from walking away from the cinema's. He was an absolute delight to watch! Cracking humour and some brilliant performance acting wise he delivered. His humour was fresh and his expressions were down to earth. You feel that he is actually the real hero of the film!

Supporting performances carry the film from the gangsters to the elder sister of 'Simian' , they all did really well.

Script wise, not sure what the film was really aiming at. I think the director got confused who to appeal the film too. Asian , Western or International. I think the pleasing factor almost destroyed the film's final potential. It did have a great potential to get cinema audiences to go after.

And as there was a dialogue in the film 'The Hero becomes the f***** Villain' quite true in this case, because the lead actor hardly was convincing from any character of an Indian immigrant who has newly arrived to London.

Villains in the film here were just Mobs of a weird Eastenders plot. And others helped his performance all the way.

The real man to watch out for was 'Goldie' who had the most sympathy from the audience in my opinion and pulls his part really well.

Still not a bad effort and go watch a locally made film on a modest budget. Still not a disappointment and was quite content till the end.

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