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36 China Town (2006)
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36 China Town (2006)
Original name: ३६ चाइना टाउन
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Sonia [Isha Koppikar] is the owner of a casino in Goa. A successful entrepreneur, the only love in her life is her son. When the toddler suddenly goes missing, the lady is distraught and distressed. She offers a huge reward [Rs. 25 lacs] to anyone who can trace her son.Raj [Shahid Kapoor] and Priya [Kareena Kapoor], two strangers from different backgrounds, accidentally spot the child and decide to split the reward money given by Sonia. But when they finally reach Sonia's mansion late at night, they find her murdered!Raj and Priya panic and escape from the mansion. In the confusion that follows, Priya forgets her suitcase in the mansion. Soon, they are the chief suspects in the murder. The cop [Akshaye Khanna] realizes that this isn't an open-and-shut case, since a number of new suspects show up while the investigations are on.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, couple relations, on the run, fighting crime, dishonesty, deadly, bollywood, murder suspect, casino, hotel, gambling, missing child, swimming, chinatown, crimes, missing person, crime, resort, chases and races, who done it, law enforcement, last wish, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india

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