Chandni Chowk To China

Chandni Chowk To China Release Date: January 16, 2009

“Chandni Chowk to China” stars the heartthrob of Indian Cinema and current reigning king of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar. The cast also includes stunning model-turned-actress Deepika Padukone, Bollywood veteran Mithun Chakraborty, Ranvir Shorey, and Chinese martial arts expert and actor Gordon Liu (“Kill Bill: Volumes One and Two”). Nikhil Advani (“Kal Ho Na Ho”) directed the film from a screenplay by Shridhar Raghavan. Ramesh Sippy, Mukesh Talreja and Rohan Sippy are the producers. The film also features stunts choreographed by veteran martial arts stunt coordinator Huen Chiu-Ku, whose credits include “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Kill Bill: Vols. 1 and 2″ and “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.” The first-ever Bollywood kung fu comedy, “Chandni Chowk to China” follows one man’s passage from simple cook to kung fu fighter, on a thrilling, madcap journey from the by-lanes of Chandni Chowk in Delhi, India, to the grandeur of the Great Wall of China and beyond. Akshay Kumar stars as Sidhu, a simple cook from Chandni Chowk who longs to escape his dreary existence. He sees his chance when two strangers from China claim him to be the reincarnation of a war hero from the past and entreat him to come back with them to their village in China. Dreaming of the princely existence that awaits him, Sidhu blissfully sets out for China, never suspecting that he is being set up to take on the vicious smuggler Hojo (Gordon Liu) and help his new friends reclaim their village.

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Starring: Deepika PadukoneAkshay KumarKiran JunejaRoger YuanChia-Hui LiuRanvir ShoreyChang En LuMithun ChakrabortyJun LiYuk-Ting Lau
Genres: ActionAdventureComedyDramaFantasyMusical
Directed By: Nikhil Advani
Runtime: 154 minutes
Studio: WB
MPAA Rating PG-13