Amitabh to attend London premiere of 'Chandni Chowk To China'

New Delhi : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will attend the London premiere of Akshay Kumar's comic caper “Chandni Chowk To China” (CC2C) on Monday.

Amitabh, who is in London for make-up tests for his forthcoming venture “Pa”, received an invitation from Akshay for the premiere over a phone call from Toronto, Canada.

“Akshay called at 5.30 a.m. and said, 'CC2C is premiering at Leicester Square, London, on January 12. I shall be honoured if you could come and join us.' I told him I shall,” Amitabh said in a posting on his blog www.bigb.bigadda.com on Sunday.

He wrote that Akshay warned him, “Just don't bring your brains and thinking cap along."

London is the fourth destination of the grand international premiere of “Chandni Chowk To China”, directed by Nikhil Advani. It has already been showcased in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto.
Releasing on January 16 in India, the film will be next premiered in Dubai and Bangkok.

Chandni Chowk To China
(Hindi: चाँदनी चौक को चीन , Urdu: چاندنی چوک ٹو چائنا, Chinese: 月光集市到中国or从印度到中国), is a Hindi film slated for release on 16th January 2009. It will be directed by Nikhil Advani and stars Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles, with Hindi Cinema veteran Mithun Chakraborty and Hong Kong veteran Gordon Liu also playing important roles. The film is the first Hindi film to be shot in China. However, many parts of the film were shot in Bangkok, Thailand, and some of the China scenes were also shot in sets created in the Shanghai Film Studio. This is Warner Bros. Pictures's second Hindi film.
(The Hindu)

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