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Salaam Namaste (2005)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 September 2005 (India)
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A quirky take on life and relationships as it looks at a fairy tale with a bit of a squint and an endearing look at what being in love really means.

Director:

Siddharth Anand

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Siddharth Anand (screenplay), Siddharth Anand (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Saif Ali Khan ... Nikhil 'Nick' Arora
Preity Zinta ... Ambar "Ambi" Malhotra
Arshad Warsi ... Ranjan "Ron" Mathur
Javed Jaffrey ... Jaggu (as Javed Jafferi)
Jugal Hansraj ... Jignesh Pandya
Tania Zaetta Tania Zaetta ... Cathy R. Mathur
Kunal Vijaykar Kunal Vijaykar
Ravi Khote Ravi Khote
Kavita Kapoor Kavita Kapoor
Maria Goretti ... Cameo Appearance
Siddhant Ashar Siddhant Ashar
Zeke Zidaan Zeke Zidaan
Azaan Ali Khan Azaan Ali Khan ... (as Azaan Khan)
Padam Bhushan Padam Bhushan ... Chef
Bonnie Hill Bonnie Hill
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Storyline

Falling in love. It's very easy to do. Being in love - now that's the tough part. Nick (Saif Ali Khan) - He's a chef. Ambar (Preity Zinta) - She's a Radio Jockey. They're young, they're cool, they're independent -and together they make the PERFECT pair. Or do they? Surrounded by quirky friends, bosses and landlords but far away from home. Nick and Ambar take a huge leap of faith as they decide to move in together. And now they must tiptoe towards getting to know each other? They are attracted to each other - but they fight. They live together, but as friends, in different rooms. They're in a relationship - but then again they're not. They seem to want the same things, but it seems that they have very little in common. Between all this chaos, they find out that Ambar is pregnant. Nick doesn't want the baby. How the two handle this dilemma is what will decide the direction this relationship will take and be the real test of their love. So are they really made for each other? Are they ... Written by Official Source

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Taglines:

Let's get to know each other

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

9 September 2005 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuori in onda See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

INR 109,500,000 (India), 16 September 2005

Opening Weekend USA:

$504,897, 11 September 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,411,065, 30 October 2005
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The role of the woman and her baby that Nick meets in the bookshop was played by Maria Goretti, Arshad Warsi's wife and Zeke, his son as they happened to be in Melbourne while the crew was filming. See more »

Goofs

When Arshad Warsi and Tania Zaetta get married and run into their wedding car, the reflection of the crane above is visible in the car's windscreen. See more »

Quotes

Jaggu: Babes, what I alway the say about Indians?
Girl: Sorry.
Jaggu: Exactly.
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Connections

Version of Nine Months (1995) See more »

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My Dil Goes Mmmm - Instrumental
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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We have seen this one before
10 September 2005 | by sprite_1975-1See all my reviews

Salaam Namaste Starring : Saif Ali Khan, Priety Zinta and Arshad Warsi. It has taken nearly nine years for an Indian Director to be "inspired" by Nine Months. What we get then is a Siddharth Anand meets Chris Columbus in a Yash Raj package. So you could meet Hugh Grant (Khan-competent),Julianne Moore (Zinta-dependable), Tom Arnold (Warsi-getting better) and Joan Cusak (Tania Zaetta- getting worse) and Robin Williams (Abhishek Bachchan in one of his most hammiest cameo) or go to Blockbuster and pick up the original instead. Too much hype little spike. I will be posting a more a detailed review on dus-ka-bees.blogspot.com


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