Medium : Hindi
Starring : Ali Zafar, Aditi Rao Hydari
Director : Anu Menon
Music : Ali Zafar
Bg Score : Dhruv Gharekar
The title of the new bollywood movie is an interesting one, connecting the name of three cities. The movie directed by debutant Anu Menon, is distributed by mega banner Fox Star Studios. Another notable thing is that the movie is having only two actors in lead roles, Ali Zafar, the pop singer from Pakistan, who has acted in movies like 'Tere Bin Laden' and 'Mere Brother Ki Dulhan' along with Aditi Rao Hydari, who was seen in movies like 'Prajapathi', 'Delhi 6', 'Yeh Saali Zindagi' and 'Rock Star'.
Ali Zafar has handled some other roles here. He is the music director of the movie and has also sung the majority of songs here. This is the first movie for Aditi Rao in the heroine role. Cinematography is handled by Sameer Arya ('Koyla', 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Duplicate', 'Drona' fame). The main theme of the movie is connected with two strangers, meeting in three different cities, stays for one night, during the period of 7 years.
Nikhil Chopra (Ali Zafar), a Mumbai based, son of a film producer and Lalitha Krishnan (Aditi Rao Hydari), a political science student at the University, meets at the London airport in 2005. Both of them spends the night together roaming through the streets and thus a strong bondage of relationship happens between the two. Nikhil promised Lalitha to meet her in six months time, at Paris, but their next meeting is happening only after two years. Her attitude and the body language is changed at this time. He has now become a movie actor and an incident happened at that time has caused for a break up in their relationship. What happens between them in New York, after some years, is shown in the later areas.
The attraction of 'London Paris New York' lies in its true and straight presentation style. The dialogues used here are natural. The chemistry happening between the lead characters and the development of romance are good to watch. The change in appearance of the two characters, traveling through the periods, are notable. A cinematic touch is evident in the ending scenes. Even then, the version given for romance by the hero at that occasion is notable. Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari are good and have done well in their lead roles.
Cinematographer Sameer Arya's excellent frames, capturing the visuals of three cities in a rich manner, helped to create a different mood for the movie. Shyam Salgaonkar is the editor. Songs given by Ali Zafar goes with the mood. Director Anu Menon has given a notable debut here, by presenting a romantic journey through different years, in a simple manner.