Salaam-E-Ishq (2007)

 ●  Hindi ● 3 hrs 35 mins

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This movie is an anthology about love. By weaving together a number of love stories this insightful and sensitive drama delves into human relationships and challenges faced in contemporary relationships.. Story 1: Kamini and Rahul Born in Dehra Dun, temperamental and ambitious Kamna changes her name to Kamini Ranawat (Priyanka Chopra), hires Babu (Tinnu Anand) as her manager and becomes one of the most sought-after heroines in Bollywood. As a publicity stunt to change her image from item queen and also to get the attention of filmmaker Karan Johar she says she is in love with a man named Rahul. In London a man saying he is Rahul Khanna (Salman Khan) poses as her childhood sweetheart and future husband and Kamini has to play along otherwise she will not get the film deal she was looking for with Karan Johar. This results in a dilemma for her as Rahul reveals he loved her back when she was Kamna and she has to choose between her career and Rahul. Story 2: Gia and Shiven Gia Bakshi (Ayesha Takia) lives with her dad, Col. Bakshi (Prem Chopra) and is in love with Shiven Dungarpur (Akshaye Khanna), both are to get married shortly, but Shiven starts to get cold feet thanks to a few misleading words about marriage from his friend Juggy (Vishal Malhotra). He decides to disappear from her life, leaving Col. Bakshi no alternative but to arrange Gia's marriage with Rohit Chhada (Kushal Punjabi). Story 3: Seema, Vinay, and Anjali Gia's sister, Seema (Juhi Chawla), who lives in Britain, has been married to Vinay Malhotra (Anil Kapoor) for 15 years, and they have two children. Vinay sees his life as boring and dull, until a woman named Anjali (Anjana Sukhani) comes into his life. The two start to meet and an affair starts, but while preparing to travel to India for Gia's marriage, Seema finds out that about Vinay's affair – leaving her heartbroken. Story 4: Ashutosh and Tehzeeb Ashutosh Raina (John Abraham) is a Hindu, but falls in love and gets married to Tehzeeb Hussain (Vidya Balan), who is Muslim, much to the chagrin of his father (Anang Desai) who will not have anything to do with him. Tehzeeb is a TV news reporter, and while travelling on an inaugural train route, the train derails, Tehzeeb survives but loses her memory, and is unable to recall who Ashutosh is – and may end up leaving him and returning to her parents' home. Story 5: Raju and Stephanie Raju (Govinda) is a taxi driver who comes to the assistance of a Caucasian woman, Stephanie (Shannon Esra), who is frantically trying to hunt down her lover, Rohit Chhada (Kushal Punjabi). While Raju drives her around all of Northern India finding Rohit he falls in love with her and finally drops her off to the venue where Rohit is getting ready to marry to Gia. Story 6: Ramdayal and Phoolwati Ramdayal (Sohail Khan) weds attractive Phoolwati (Isha Koppikar) and would like to spend some intimate moments with her, but comical circumstances prevent him from doing so.

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan

Crew: Nikhil Advani (Director), Piyush Shah (Director of Photography), Ehsaan Noorani (Music Director), Loy Mendonsa (Music Director), Shankar Mahadevan (Music Director), Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Musical

Release Dates: 26 Jan 2007 (India)

Tagline: A Tribute To Love

Hindi Name: सलाम ए इश्क

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Did you know? The literal translation of the title is "Love's Sweet Salute". Read More
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as Kamini
as Rahul
as Shiven Dungarpur
as Mr. Raina
as Train Passenger
as Vinay Malhotra
as Anjali
as Satpal
as Sukhi
as Gia Bakshi
as Relative at Shiven and Gia's wedding
as Demonstrator
as Joshi
as Flight Attendent
as Phoolwati Dayal
as Ashutosh Raina
as Seema Malhotra
Supporting Actor
as Pammi S. Chaddha
as Rohit Chaddha
Supporting Actor
as Mrs. Bakshi
Supporting Actor
as Woman in Trafalgar sqaure
as Maj. Gen. Bakshi
as Dancer
as Matron
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actress
as Ram Dayal
as London Businessman
as Journalist
Supporting Actor
as Tehzeeb Hussain
as Amar
as Jaggi
as Prem

Direction

Director
First Assistant Director

Production

Production Company
Executive Producer
Line Producer
Production Assistant
Production Coordinator

Writers

Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer

Sound

Location Sound Recordist
Dubbing & Premix Engineer

Art

Art Director
Assistant Art Director

Casting

Casting Coordinator
Extras Casting

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Assistant

Editorial

Editor
Supervising Editor
Assistant Editor

Makeup and Hair

Makeup Artist

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Artist
Digital Compositor
Compositor

Transportation

Transportation Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: T-Series
01 
05:27
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Adnan Sami
03 
06:57
05 
04:36
06 
03:23
07 
06:56
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Kailash Kher
Taglines:
A Tribute To Love
Goofs:
Continuity
Just before the Salaam e Ishq song, Salman Khan sweeps Priyanka Chopra into his arms, and we see that Priyanka's hand is on his neck. In the next shot her hand is on his shoulder. It then goes back to being on his neck in the next shot.
Trivia:
This anthology of love marks Advani's second directorial venture after his bold and successful debut with "Kal Ho Naa Ho".

It is an unofficial remake of 2003 British film, "Love Actually".

The literal translation of the title is "Love's Sweet Salute".

Shannon Esra is a natural brunette and had to dye her hair blond for this movie.

Sonali Bendre was to be paired opposite to Govinda in the film before Sharon Esra was put in place.
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