Anu Menon’s London Paris New York (2012) Movie Review


Star Cast: Ali Zafar, Aditi Rao Hydari..etc
Director: Anu Menon
Producer: Shristi Arya and Goldie Behl
Music Director: Ali Zafar
Reels: 12
Length: 2746 mts
Watched at Prasadz (Screen 1), Hyderabad

Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari, who are totally different from each and meet by chance in London as strangers, spend their first day of freedom together. Later they promise to meet again in New York after 6 months. Lalaitha (Aditi Rao) has to move ahead to New York in order to study Politics while Nikhil (Ali Zafar) would be learning filmmaking in London. But they don’t meet. When they do meet in Paris, they end up with Love but Lalitha walks out on Nikhil after telling him why she is leaving him. Will Ali Zafar and Aditi Meet again? Why Aditi did left Ali? Is the rest of the story-line…

Ali Zafar is pretty cool in his character. He emoted with extreme ardor and enthusiasm. Aditi Rao is first rate with her 3 different looks and performance. She is pretty good in her histrionics. Dalip Tahhil and Mantra are decent in their cameos. There is nothing much to say about the rest of the characters.

Anu Menon’s story and screenplay were classy, which only few sections of the audience will relate to. Movie revolving around two basic characters’s which were not fully developed, making it flat to watch out. But Anu Menon was successful to project some good humor and decent moments in parts to make movie sail through smoothly. Cinematography (Sameer Arya) is major positive of the movie. The foreign locations were utilized perfectly. Music by Main lead Ali Zafar himself is definite plus point. BGM by Dhruv Ghanekar is alrightEditing is okay. Dialogues were good in parts. Production values of the films were good.

First half of the film is adequate with sizeable comedy. The second half which deals with the story were not handled well. Climax of the film is decent. The plus points of the film are lead pair (Esp. Aditi Rao), photography, music and comedy in parts. The major drawback of the film is deficient establishment of the main thread of the film, Lags in between, Story. On a Whole, London Paris Newyork is a okay Rom – Com to watch out this weekend.

Survi Review: 2.5/5

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