New Bollywood Film ‘Shortcut Romeo’ Packs a Kenyan Punch
24 June 2013, 13:17
Bollywood's Shortcut Romeo, a romantic thriller which premiered at Indian theaters on June 21st 2013, has the Kenya Tourism Board and fans of romance-thrillers smiling, as it is an invigorating balance between emotion and horror.
It tells the story of Suraj (played by Neil Mukesh), a young man who usually throws caution to the wind, who exploits an event and gets an all expense paid holiday trip to Kenya for him and his friends. On the plains of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, he unexpectedly finds love, in Sherry (Puja Gupta).
The $2 million film was shot in two segments: first in Mumbai, and second, beginning January 2013 for about 20 days, at the Maasai Mara game reserve, where a huge chunk of the film is based.
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