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 other's existence, but who end up being brought together by destiny, fate and LOVE?
Tehzeeb (Vidya Balan) wakes up in the morning to find a small diamond pendant by her bedside. An anniversary gift from her very romantic husband Ashutosh (John Abraham). They had eloped and got married two years ago. Struggling like all young married couples in Bombay they work in media - at a news channel. She is a field reporter and he is a film editor. Completely crazy about each other they find it quite difficult to keep their hands off each other.
But things are going to change? Because Tehzeeb is going to be involved in a tragic accident that will change everything? That will put Ashu's love and devotion to the ultimate test.
Raju Taxiwala (Govinda) wakes up in the morning and gets into his colorful Delhi taxi. He drives from his home in Chandni Chowk to the New Delhi International Airport. Like he has for the last 15 years. He joins the long queue at the airport. Like has for the last 15 years. Unlike the other taxi drivers he does not complain about the ever-increasing queue. He hasn't? even once for the last 15 years. Because he enjoys watching the doors of the New Delhi International Airport. Opening and closing. He enjoys watching the passengers coming out. Hoping that among them will be HER? His blonde dream girl Stephanie? The girl that he has waited for the last 15 years?
But things are going to change? Because his dream girl does come. From those very doors? The only problem is that Stephanie (Shannon Esrechowitz) has come looking for Rohit Chaddha - her boyfriend?
Vinay Malhotra (Anil Kapoor) wakes up in his picture perfect suburban London home every morning. He is cared for by his picture perfect wife Seema (Juhi Chawla), and he is kissed goodbye by his picture perfect daughters. He goes to his picture perfect London PR job and returns to his picture perfect wife, daughters and home.
But things are going to change? Because Vinay Malhotra meets the not so perfect Anjali (Anjana Sukhani). Unconventional, over-confident and extremely determined, Anjali comes from a world that Vinay only dreams off. A world where the very modern single girl living in London gets what she wants? And Anjali wants Vinay Malhotra?
Kkamini (spelt with 2 K's) (Priyanka Chopra) wakes up to another scandal in the morning newspapers. The most sought after item girl in Bollywood cannot help, but get involved with all sorts of problems with the media. Problems that she attributes as the cause for not landing the coveted heroine roles. The roles that she came to the big bad world of Bollywood for?
But things are going to change?. Because she has devised a plot to change her image in the media, the public eye and most importantly the big producers of Bollywood. A plot that will propel her from item girl to number one heroine? The only thing that she has not anticipated is Rahul (Salman Khan)?
Shiven (Akshaye Khanna) wakes up to a nightmare. The most consummate bachelor in New Delhi is engaged to get married in the next 10 days. The most consummate bachelor in New Delhi has suddenly realized what is in store for him. The most consummate Bachelor in New Delhi wants to break off the engagement. And he does hurting his fianc? Gia (Ayesha Takia) in the bargain, but retrieving his coveted freedom?
But things are going to change? Because with each passing day, with every agonizing hour he begins to realize that without Gia he is suddenly and completely incomplete?
Ramdayal (Sohail Khan) is a simple lower middle class Haryanvi. He wants to spend the rest of his life with his newly married wife Phoolwati (Isha Koppikar). He wants to spend every hour fulfilling the lust that has been building up within him all these years?