China Town features Mohanlal, Jayaram, Dileep, Kavya Madhavan, Poonam Bawja and Pradeep Rawat in the leads. It was earlier stated to hit the theatres on 7th April, but the film's release was postponed to 14th April to avoid the clash with Kerala Assembly Elections to be held on 13th April.
Besides direction, Rafi Mecartin duo has also penned the script for China Town. The story of the film revolves around the love and friendship of three friends, who are in the various fields of life. Dipasha, Shankar, Shanavas, Jose, Jagathi Sreekumar, Maya Viswanath, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Bindu Asokan, Lakshmi and Deepu Karunakaran are in the supporting roles.
China Town started its production on 20 December 2010 and the shooting has been held in Hyderabad, Ooty, Goa and Ernakulam. Art director Boban had created a huge set at Ramoji Rao Film City, Hyderabad for the filming. The set was made at the cost of Rs.35 lakhs, which is one of the costliest sets in Malayalam cinema. Now, it should been seen whether the film would impress the viewers and get huge amount of profits to the producers.
Multistarrer Malayalam movie China Town is all set to grace the screens this Vishu on 14th April. Directed by Rafi Mecartin, the movie has cleared censor formalities and has got 'U' certificate from the Regional Censor Board in Thiruvananthapuram. The cinema is said to be releasing in more than 100 theatres across Kerala.