Chandni Chowk to China

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Warner Bros second foray into Bollywood is a brainless masala potboiler which may please its intended mass audience. Indian Sikh lad Sidhu (Kumar), a ‘vegetable cutter’ from the famous Delhi market district of the title, goes to China where he is mistaken for the reincarnation of a revered freedom fighter by the locals of an oppressed rural village. Our hapless hero, with the help of his pet potato, must defeat the evil Hojo (Liu). Do not expect logic, characterisation or sophisticated humour. From the outset, this vanity vehicle for its hammy hero revels in jokes involving butt-kicks, numerous Matrix-style fight sequences and in a preposterous family reunification subplot. Shouting equates to acting; emotions are conveyed via the flow of incessant glycerine tears. Loud, inane and only fitfully funny.

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Release details

Release date:
Friday January 16 2009
Duration:
160 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Nikhil Advani
Cast:
Akshay Kumar
Deepika Padukone
Gordon Liu
Mithun Chakraborty
Ranvir Shorey
Roger Yuan

Average User Rating

4.7 / 5

Rating Breakdown

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Good movie! Not a waste of time or money! Lots of comedy as usual from Akshay but excellent acting as well! Everyone in the movie have done a good job! Looking forward to the sequel! Go watch and have fun!