Mumbai: Warner Bros. Pictures will be releasing Chandni Chowk to China starring Akshay Kumar & Deepika Padukone on 16 January. The film will open on more than 125 screens in over 50 markets, making it the largest-ever opening of any Bollywood film in the United States and Canada.
The movie also stars Mithun Chakraborty, Ranvir Shorey, and Chinese martial arts expert and actor Gordon Liu (Kill Bill: Volumes One and Two).
The film is distributed in North America by Warner Bros. Pictures and will be released in 40 international markets, opening day-and-date with North America in 25 markets. The other markets will open the film in the weeks ahead.
The announcement was made by Warner Bros. Pictures president domestic distribution Dan Fellman.
The film is directed by Nikhil Advani and produced by screenplay by Ramesh Sippy, Mukesh Talreja and Rohan Sippy. Shridhar Raghavan has written the screenplay for the film. The film features stunts choreographed by veteran martial arts stunt coordinator Huen Chiu-Ku, whose credits include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Kill Bill: Vols. 1 and 2 and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.