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Chennai Express (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy | 8 August 2013 (USA)
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A man heading towards Rameshwaram via Chennai express to immerse his late grandfather's ashes unwillingly gets caught amidst goons after helping their boss's daughter and them board the train.

Director:

Rohit Shetty

Writers:

K. Subhash (story), Yunus Sajawal (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Deepika Padukone ... Meenamma Lochini Azhagusundaram
Shah Rukh Khan ... Rahul
Sathyaraj ... Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram
Nikitin Dheer ... Tangaballi
Mukesh Tiwari ... Inspector Shamsher Singh
Priyamani ... Dancer in the song '1234 Get on the Dance Floor'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yogi Babu ... Sri Lankan smuggler
Delhi Ganesh ... Villager
Rohit Mehta Rohit Mehta ... Shah rukh Khan young age father
Jimmy Moses Jimmy Moses ... Truck Driver
Mohan V. Raman Mohan V. Raman ... Temple priest
Besant Ravi Besant Ravi ... Durgeshwara's Henchmen
Lekh Tandon ... Dada ji
Sachin Tendulkar ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India, an unanticipated drive awaits them. Written by UTV Motion Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This Eid 8th Aug... Ready steady po!

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Tamil | English | Marathi

Release Date:

8 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una travesía de amor See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,220,497, 11 August 2013

Gross USA:

$5,307,960

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,234,653
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

An Android game was released few weeks before the release for publicity. See more »

Goofs

When his ticket is checked on the Chennai Express, Rahul has a ticket to Chennai. He did not buy a ticket from Kalyan to Chennai. See more »

Quotes

Rahul: I will sleep on the bed because I am your spouse, your husband, your mate and don't they say that there is no business like show-her business. Come on Meenamma let us sleep-amma.
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Crazy Credits

Deepika Padukone's name is introduced first before the name of Shah Rukh Khan. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original version of the film with a duration of 141 minutes was given a UA certificate by the Indian Censor Board, on the account of some action violence. But the U certified version of the film has very few or say minimal cuts, with the total duration 141 minutes, the same as the original. This U certified version is available only for telecast on Doordarshan. See more »

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References Rocky (2006) See more »

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Tera Rastaa Chhodoon Na
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This journey will make you smile through out
9 August 2013 | by dineshprakashSee all my reviews

Director Mr. Rohit Shetty again proves that he can dig out humor from even very simple scenes. Story by K. Subash is very routine. Screenplay by Yunus Sajawal makes it interesting. Dialogues by Sajid - Farhad is witty and impressing. You can say dialogues are the best part of this film. After long time I watched a movie which is far better than its promos and trailer. This movie has more humor and romance than action except the climax. Movie would have been more interesting if creative team would have preferred to flex their brain muscles rather than flexing the body muscles in climax as it was in Singham. Action in climax makes the film exaggerated otherwise it always moves on a sweet pace. Shahrukh Khan can carry emotional scene better than the action one. Actually , he is incomparable and best in emotional scenes. Performance wise Deepika Padukone is brilliantly awesome. She acts with ease and makes the character believable. Shahrukh Khan is also commendable. His comedy timing is superb. In climax emotional speech, he is the one and only one, who could have emoted it so convincingly. Rest cast supports the film in fair manner. Music by Vishal and Shekhar is not so good at audio level but in film, it gels with mood and flow. After all one time must watch.


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