Kareena Kapoor Khan is the glamour girl of Bollywood. She is a true fashionista and the trendsetter, who has lived up to her family legacy and has proved her mettle as an actor, time and again. Bebo is considered to be one of the A-listed actors in Bollywood, even today. The graph of her career has only gone up and touched the sky.
In 2006, Kareena Kapoor Khan played the lead character in Abbas-Mastan’s comedy-mystery-thriller, 36 China Town, alongside Shahid Kapoor. The movie is a multistarrer having Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, and Johnny Lever as a part of the lead cast. The plot of the film revolved around a wealthy casino owner, who is murdered in her mansion at 36, China Town and the investigating detective uncovers multiple suspects, all with independent motives to commit the crime. Here are some lesser-known facts about 36 China Town.
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36 China Town lesser-known facts
- The movie marks Upen Patel's debut and his voice was dubbed in the movie.
- The mobile number of Upen Patel mentioned in the movie, turned out to be the real number of a doctor in Mumbai, who started getting calls in the name of Upen Patel.
- When the film was launched it had Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Rani Mukherjee, and Vivek Oberoi as the lead cast, but all the stars dropped out due to certain issue's. Akshaye Khanna replaced Anil Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor replaced Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan replaced Rani Mukherjee, and Upen Patel replaced Vivek Oberoi.
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- The concept of this movie came to directors Abbas-Mustan while watching the detective thriller Chinatown (1974). This movie is thus partly based on and partly a tribute to that movie.
- Reportedly, Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan were dating at the time the movie was shot.
- The film was to be titled China Town, but Shakti Samanta refused to give away the title rights to the movie.
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- The movie is set in Goa, but was not shot there.
- Priyanka Chopra made a cameo appearance in this movie.
- The villain's identity was kept a secret even with the other stars of the movie to get their real shocked expression.
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