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36 China Town (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller | 21 April 2006 (India)
An inspector heads to Chinatown, a resort, to investigate the occurrence of a crime, only to discover that in Chinatown, EVERYBODY is a criminal...

Directors:

Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mustan), Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mustan)

Writers:

Shyam Goel (story), Jitendra Parmar (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshaye Khanna ... Chief Police Inspector Karan
Kareena Kapoor ... Priya
Shahid Kapoor ... Raj Malhotra
Paresh Rawal ... Natwar
Payal Rohatgi ... Gracy
Johnny Lever ... K.K. (as Johny Lever)
Tanaaz Currim Irani ... Ruby (as Tanaaz Lal)
Isha Koppikar ... Sonia Chang
Tanushree Dutta ... Film heroine
Upen Patel ... Rocky
Priyanka Chopra ... Karan's wife
Vivek Shauq ... Inspector Ravi
Raj Zutshi ... Drunk
Dinyar Contractor ... Lobo (as Diniyaar Contractor)
Roshan Tirandaz Roshan Tirandaz ... Mrs. Lobo
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Storyline

Multi-millionaire Sonia Chang; owner of 36 China Town hotel and Hollywood Casino is found dead with the evidences pointing towards people from different walks of life who may have a motive to murder her. But there is a major draw-back involved in this case as the police does not have concrete evidence to incarcerate any of the suspects. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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They have all arrived ... at the wrong place See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 April 2006 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Казино Чайна-Таун '36' See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$581,202
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mukta Arts See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Priyanka Chopra made Cameo appearance in this movie See more »

Goofs

Natwar(Paresh Rawal) goes across the pipe from his Hotel to Mrs. Sonia's Room. But when shots of Mrs. Sonia's mansion are shown the mansion is situated in a more secluded area of the city. See more »

Connections

Remake of ...And Suddenly It's Murder! (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Dil Tumhare Bina
(Remixed by Akbar Sami)
Written by Sameer
Composed by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Himesh Reshammiya and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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More comedy than a thriller
4 June 2006 | by katochnrSee all my reviews

This movie is a typical bollywood film, keep your thinking caps at home and you can enjoy the movie thoroughly. The first half an hour drags on with 3 (!!) songs, but after that the things pick up. In fact all the scenes seem to have been stretched to give the film its running time. Akshaye Khanna makes an entry just after the interval. Now if the film followed the logical rules of life, it should have ended after half an hour from the interval. But all the suspects lie like kindergarten kids and complicate the matter. Even after all this there is hardly any suspense at all. But the ample comedy, good songs and Upen Patel makes up for all this. Upen Patel's performance deserves a mention, he really exudes that cool persona. Rest all are usual. So all in all its a good enough time pass, provided one is not paying the multiplex prices.


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