Shaad Ali's latest Bollywood caper opens on the busy Waterloo train station in
Bachchan as Rikki
Thukral (Abhishek Bachchan) and Alvira Khan (Preity Zinta) are two strangers waiting
impatiently in a crowded coffee shop for their fiancés.
are waiting for the Virgin train from Birmingham which is now heavily delayed.
two hours to kill, they decide to tell each other how they met their respective
is born in Bhatinda but now lives in London. Alvira Khan (Preity Zinta) is a British
born but her descendants come from Punjab.
met his fiancé Anaida (Lara Dutta) at The Ritz in Paris, the same night
that Princess Diana and Dodi walked out of the hotel.
Zinta as Alvira Khan
who considers herself a princess, discovers her prince at Madame
a gigantic wax model of Superman falls from the ceiling, Alvira was the sitting
target. But Steve, (Bobby Deol), a lawyer by profession, saves her life and also
steals her heart.
their stories unfold and time passes, these two strangers begin to enjoy each
does not matter whether Rikki is crooked and a dabbler in various
sordid businesses. Neither does it matter whether Alvira is prim-and-proper
with a stiff upper lip. What matters is the fact they are becoming
attracted to each other!
Deol as Steve
to their dismay, the result of their brief encounter has now created a complicated
Thukral and Alvira Khan have got themselves into a lovely mess in front of Steve
get out of it, both of them bend over backward, thinking quickly on their feet,
dancing around each other's emotions... when you're playing musical chairs
with love, there's nothing you can do but Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (meaning Dance Baby
making box office hits like Saathiya and Bunty Aur Babli , director Shaad Ali
ventures into a musical entertainer filmed in Agra, Paris and London.
locales in London have been used including Waterloo Station, Green Lanes and Harringay
Dutta as Anaida
film brings Abhishek Bachchan and Bobby Deol together on the silver screen for
the first time. Preity Zinta will also be seen with Bobby Deol after their film
actor, Amitabh Bachchan makes a special appearance in Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. He
is seen wearing a very trendy outfit.
the whole Jhoom Barabar Jhoom promises to be a sleek and stylish entertainer for
the family. Another UK box office hit predicted for this stunner this summer.
by Manish Gajjar,
BBC Bollywood Correspondent