Mumbai, Jan 10: Not many people in this part of the world might be familiar with the name Gordon Liu. But he is a martial arts expert-cum-actor from Hollywood and is making his Bollywood debut in Chandni Chowk To China .
Better known as ‘Master Killer’ by many of his fans, he is famous for his role as Pai Mei in ‘Kill Bill: Volume 2’ and as Johny Mo in ‘Kill Bill: Volume 1’. And this 53-year-old actor now plays a villain in ‘Chandni Chowk To China’, his first ever Hindi movie.
He plays the character of ‘Hojo’ and is happy and excited to be part of a Hindi film. Gordon shot for almost 3 months in various locations, like China and Thailand for this flick, in which he teamed up again with his action director of ‘Kill Bill’, Dee Dee Du. As this film is based in China a Chinese-looking villain was the requirement of the movie.
‘CC2C has Akshay Kumar playing a cook from Chandni Chowk who is mistaken to be the reincarnation of a kung fu warrior and is taken to Shanghai to fight an evil ganglord. Deepika Padukone plays double roles while Mithun Chakraborty plays Akshay’s dad in the flick.
This Warner Bros film is Bollywood’s answer to action-cum-comedy movies with a dash of martial arts. The film promises adrenaline rushing fight sequences on the lines of flicks like ‘Matrix’ or ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’.
The movie is set for release on January 16. Meanwhile, the film’s cast and crew is attending the film’s premieres in North America and Europe.