Salaam-e-Ishq (2006) Movie Preview – Xclusive Promo/Teaser/First Look
Nikhil Advani has already confessed his second outing Salaam-e-Ishq has been inspired from hollywood flick Love Actually.
After directing Karan Johar magnum Kal Ho Na Ho, Nikhil feels he have grown enough to make something better independently. With huge starcast and six different parallel love stories between those characters makes Salaam-e-Ishq different from regular bollywood romance fare.
Cast: Salman Khan, Sonali Bendre, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Akshaye Khanna, Ayesha Takia, John Abraham, Vidya Balan, Govinda, Sohail Khan
Priyanka Chopra plays Kkamini. Despite the addition of an extra ‘k’ into her name, lady luck has not smiled on this item girl in Bollywood. Although Kkamini is being sought after for items, she has not made it into the league of top actresses. Added to this, she wakes up in the morning to another controversy in the newspapers. Kkamini decides to change her fate. She makes a plan to change her image in movies, in media and in the eyes of the big producers of Bollywood. If executed rightly the plan will put her into the big league.
But there is one thing she fails to anticipate. That is Rahul (Salman Khan).
Tehzeeb (Vidya Balan) and Ashutosh (John Abraham) make an ideal husband-wife. She wakes in the morning to the glint of a diamond pendant, a gift from her loving husband on their marriage anniversary. Two years ago they had eloped to Mumbai and got married. Today they are completely obsessed about each other. Tehzeeb and Ashutosh work with a news channel. She is a field reporter and he is a film editor. They have had their share of struggles to make ends meet.
Ashutosh’s world shatters after Tehzeeb is involved in an accident. The course of his life is changed and his love for Tehzeeb is put to test.
In a sprawling house in London, Vinay Malhotra (Anil Kapoor) lives with his caring wife Seema (Juhi Chawla) and lovely daughters. He has everything a man can ask for: a picture perfect family, a secure job (as a PR executive) and financial security. But things change when in Vinay’s picture perfect world comes a woman named Anjali (Anjana Sukhani). Anjali is confident and ambitious girl who knows how to get what she wants. And she wants Vinay.
Shiven (Akshaye Khanna) is the most eligible bachelor in Delhi. He is engaged to Gia (Ayesha Takia) and the two are set to marry in the next 10 days. But the thought of marrying scares Shiven. So he breaks off his engagement with Gia. Doing thus, Shiven regains his freedom, but Gia is emotionally hurt. However, with each passing day, Shiven realizes how lonely and incomplete he is without Gia.
Govinda plays a taxi-driver Raju Taxiwala. Every morning he drives from his Chandni Chowk home to the airport, stands in the long queue and watches the door of the airport with the hope that his dream girl Stephanie (Shannon Esrechowitz) will return some day. Then that fateful day comes and Stephanie walks out of the door. But she has come back not for Raju but to look for her boyfriend Rohit Chaddha.
Alongside these five stories there also runs the tale of a Parsi middle-class man Rustom Dastoor (Sohail Khan) who wants to spend as much time as possible making love to his wife Dolly. But his attempts to do so throw the couple into situations that are sometimes comic and sometimes tragic, almost fatal.
Salaam-e-ishq is the story of 6 groups of people. From different parts of the world. From different walks of life. Ignorant about each otherâ€™s existence, but who end up being brought together by destiny, fate and LOVEâ€¦