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10 years of Namastey London: know five unknown facts of the film

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 May 2017, 10:48 IST
10 years of Namastey London: know five unknown facts of the film (Patrika)

Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starring movie Namastey London has completed 10 years on 23rd May 2017. After this hit film, Akshay and Katrina have given some more hit films. Whenever this film comes on television and other platforms the fans always watch it like never before.

Now when the film has completed 10 years so here we have brought some unknown facts of the film. You will be glad to know that Bollywood's superstar Salman Khan was also related to this film. Let's know five unknown facts about the film:-

1. Not Katrina Kaif, but Priyanka Chopra

Yes, this is true earlier Priyanka Chopra had chosen to play leading role. Even PeeCee had done few movies with Akshay before this film, like Andaaz, Aitraaz, and Waqt, but because of Salman Khan's connection, Priyanka had to lose this film.

2. Salman Khan's connection

Why is Salman Khan related to the film? The reason is Katrina Kaif. It was Salman Khan's plan to cast Katrina in the film, and that time Katrina was dating Salman Khan. For casting of Katrina Kaif, Salman forced producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah a lot and then finally he won.

3. Film was inspired from Manoj Kumar's Purab Paschim

When the film was released, the critics criticised the film a lot for being inspired from Manoj Kumar's Purab Paschim and especially that speech of Akshay Kumar about India. However, makers never accepted that.

4. True Story

You will get shocked to know that the story of the film was based on the real-life story. It was the real story of Akshay Kumar's one friend. That means Jasmit Malhotra and Arjun Singh exist in the real world.

5. Music & Remix

The album of the film had seven songs and it had sung by famous singers like Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Himesh Reshammiya, and many others. All seven songs were also remixed and the remix versions also were hit at the chartbusters.

First published: 24 May 2017, 10:48 IST