The timeless portrayal of the pure, innocent love between a handsome boy with a beautiful girl in the middle of spring when nature is at its best sure did take Hindi film industry to the world. But hasn't it been long since we moved on? And I don't mean the moving of shooting locations to London, Paris and New York, but to move on and develop new story ideas?
They meet for the second time in Paris where Nikhil comes in search of Lalitha two years later. In Paris, they get together once again, end up sleeping together only to be separated again after a fight. It is in New York that the two meet for the third time as mature individuals and view each other in a whole different manner, finally to end up in the 'happily ever after' mode, befitting the boy-meets-girl storyline.
'London, Paris, New York' is almost as if film making has turned out to
be an addiction to some people and that they have to keep on churning
out movies every now and then to sustain themselves, just like an addict
craves for his next dose of drug. The film is directed by debutant Anu
Menon who had her film education from the London Film School. It is
not in the school but it is on the screen that quality is verified and
judged. As for 'London, Paris and New York', there is nothing in it to
be judged. Music is done by the same Ali Zafar who plays 'Nikhil' in the
movie and just like 'Nikhil' in the movie, the music too has enough and
more of shortcomings in it. The cinematography was one aspect where
'London, Paris and New York' came out well. Sameer Arya, the
cinematographer, has done all he could to make the movie look almost
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