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Chennai Express (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 8 August 2013 (USA)
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Rahul, who is asked to immerse his late grandfather's ashes in Rameshwaram, unwillingly boards the Chennai Express and finds himself entangled with Meena, the daughter of a don.



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Credited cast:
Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram
Guest Appearance
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Moses ...
Truck Driver
Mohan V. Raman ...
Temple priest
Lekh Tandon ...
Dada ji
Himself (archive footage)


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

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


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Release Date:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,220,497, 11 August 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,306,729, 29 September 2013
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Shahrukh Khan's most famous romantic scene from Dilwale Dhulhaniya Le Jaayenge 1995.Where he gives hand to Kajol while she is trying to board a moving train was re created between Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. See more »


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 »


Rahul: Tingu, sir, what I'm saying is peace, love, friendship, Gandhi.
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Crazy Credits

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


References Baazigar (1993) See more »


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Brainless Action Flick By SRK
16 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

In tandem with the current trend of commercialization of the Hindi film industry, SRK has now released a movie which is about to make it to the so called 100 crore rupees club albeit it does not deserve even 10%. What it earns is only because of the publicity and marketing gimmicks by the superstar who hopes that people should worship him like the Tamil and Telgu movie stars. The movie has a very limited story which can be explained in a minute. There are no twists. Blatant advertising is used to increase revenue. Cinematography is good but with cheap script and acting make it fall in the shadows. The entire movie is based on SRK and dipika who entirely occupy the screen space. The songs have the most mindless lyrics and numbing tunes which are easily forgotten. The most unfortunate thing is to see an aging superstar who had produced great pieces of acting in his early days resort to promoting his own acting in a film which has no original acting. Watching the movie in theater is a waste of money...

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