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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    More important is to be in a silly mood yourself. Without that - without a complete suspension of disbelief - Chandni Chowk to China is a drag to sit through. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    There are inventive and engaging moments in this broadly comic action saga. But Chandni is at once enjoyable and maddening. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Fitfully amusing. show more

  • 38
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Entertainingly goofy for about 30 minutes. And then, for the next two hours-plus, it's agony. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    With musical numbers and fight scenes as big as its heart, director Nikhil Advani's action-comedy really does sample it all. show more

  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    2 1/2 hours of shouting, gesticulating, pratfalls and groin kicks will leave viewers with an MSG headache. show more

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    Although Americans may be overwhelmed by the dizzy mix of music, dancing, and kung fu, they should have no trouble appreciating the talent of this extraordinary entertainer. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Fun but somewhat exhausting. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    For those with an adventurous and offbeat cinematic appetite, Chandni Chowk to China offers its shares of enjoyments, although there are plenty of "downs" to go along with the "ups." show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It will appeal to the large Indian audiences in North America and to Bollywood fans in general, who will come out wondering why this movie, of all movies, was chosen as Hollywood's first foray into commercial Indian cinema. show more

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