Chandni Chowk To China
Chandni Chowk To China (2009)

Kal Ho Naa Ho director Nikhil Advani takes the helm for this tale of mistaken identity concerning a chef who's confused for a dangerous martial arts expert.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 5, 2009
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A thin plot is disguised by high octane dancing and action in this Bollywood crossover comedy.

Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

Half Bollywood, Half Chinese, all nonsense spectacle. Nikhil Advani's sprawling action-comedy has the feel of great ambition designed by committee.

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Cary Darling
Dallas Morning News

Chandni Chowk isn't going to appeal to those not already entertained by Bollywood and kung-fu movie clichés. But it could turn the charismatic Kumar into a global star, making the prescribed happy ending even sweeter for Warner Bros.

Mike Scott

Insufferable. Burdened with insipid plotting and lame comedy.

Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

If Chandni Chowk to China is any indication, a combination of Bollywood and kung-fu movies is something the world needed without even realizing it.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Chandni has martial- arts montages and Bollywood song-and-dance numbers. As tacky as the latter are, they're the sweet -- and only? -- draw of the movie. They also give this slight comedy-adventure its epic and unearned length.

David Cornelius

Tries to juggle Bollywood musical with martial arts action and slapstick comedy and fails at all three.

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Michael Hardy
Boston Globe

Chandni Chowk to China is Bollywood's all-singing, all-dancing, all-Hindi bid to conquer America.

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John Anderson

If Chandni Chowk to China were a person, it would need Valium.

Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

This is a fun movie, as well as an interesting peek into what entertains audiences in a different culture.

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Absolutely hilarious! Sidhu is a faithful cook in his uncle's food stand, and is always trying to make the best with whatever luck he has. Even if… More

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