Once there was a boy. He was a good-for-nothing fella. Upset with his ways, his mother sends him to her brother's house. There, he goes on the terrace and through his binoculars, he sees a man teaching golf to a woman.
Also, since the binoculars can pull far-off objects very close, he witnesses them getting 'dirty'. Next day, he goes closer to the golf course and shoots them 'at it'. Then the blackmail begins. It so appears that the man teaching golf to Ameesha Patel
is her husband's best friend. Husband is too busy earning money, so friend takes charge of bored wife. But now, this blackmail is another thing altogether. CHECK OUT: Susi Ganesh - SHORTCUT ROMEO is inspired by real life
Good-for-nothing fella is Neil Nitin Mukesh
. He does not want money, but wants to die rich. So whenever he needs cash, he dials Ameesha. He has three friends, who do nothing, who are around whenever he calls them. Bored of spending in India, he decides to take a jaunt abroad with his friends. Ameesha will pay, of course. The best part is that you don't see his friends after the interval.
There he meets a millionaire's daughter, Puja Gupta
. She is always with a bodyguard. He falls in love with her and buys her expensive gifts. Ameesha and boyfriend meanwhile are worried. Her husband, however, does not mind her splurging over Rs 5 crore on Neil. No questions asked.
In Kenya, however, things turn bad for Neil. Then Puja is kidnapped. He learns that it is Ameesha who has done this. He wants his love back, she wants the tape back. Meanwhile, husband senses some trouble and sets out a detective at work. In between all this there are songs aplenty.CHECK OUT: 'Shortcut' heroine doesn't need any shortcuts
At the end of the movie, you wonder why you did not walk out within the first 20 minutes.
As banally as the story above is narrated (read review written), so is the movie. Ridiculous. I guess, some producers have found a shortcut to spending money!