pockets of Asian communities are present all over the world but a large majority
resides in the UK.|
here, the elder generations have not forgotten their identities and their culture.
But much to their dismay, this is not the case with the younger generation who
are born in the UK.
Bollywood film focuses on one such example - Jasmine (or Jazz) who is born and
bred in London.
has already been through hoards of eligible suitors after being recommended by
her father. But each time her dad tries to match make, she makes sure that she
gets rid of them one way or the other.
because Jazz is not interested in being tied down to a typical Indian man. She
would rather marry an English guy whom she feels more in-tune with her ways of
thinking and lifestyle.
this explains why she has taken a fancy to her boss Charlie Brown. Already gone
through three divorce settlements, Charlie is now on the look out for the fourth
also reciprocates his feelings towards Jazz and so one fine day he proposes to
her. But before Jazz could answer, their tender moment of togetherness is interrupted
by a phone call from her father, Manmohan.
has an ingenious plan up his sleeves. He wants to take his family on a trip to
India. This way he can help his family to be in touch with their roots and also
keep a look out for a good husband for Jazz.
a series of mishaps with possible suitors, Manmohan turns to his best friend Balwinder
for help and advice.
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as luck would have it, Manmohan takes a liking to his friend's son, Arjun (Akshay
Kumar)and in no time gets Jazz married to him.
reaching London, Jazz, finally speaks her mind in front of Arjun, revealing to
him and her family, that she was forced into this marriage.
is distraught news and even shocked to learn that she in love with her boss and
has already agreed to his marriage proposal.
between his logical instincts and blind love for his wife, Arjun decides to stay
on in London until Jazz marries Charlie.
so begins Arjun's journey in a strange land amongst strange people in a quest
to win over his wife 's love.
Arjun can go against all odds and accomplish what he set out to achieve, forms
the rest of the story in this romantic comedy.
by Manish Gajjar,
BBC Bollywood Correspondent