Chennai Express

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Chennai Express
Directed byRohit Shetty
Screenplay byYunus Sajawal
Story byK. Subash
Produced byGauri Khan
Ronnie Screwvala
Siddharth Roy Kapur
Karim Morani
StarringDeepika Padukone
Shah Rukh Khan
Edited bySteven H. Bernard
Music bySongs:
Background score:
Amar Mohile
Distributed byUTV Motion Pictures
Release dates
  • 8 August 2013 (2013-08-08) (Overseas markets)[1][2]
  • 9 August 2013 (2013-08-09) (India)[3]
Running time
141 minutes

Chennai Express is a 2013 romantic action comedy movie. It was directed by Rohit Shetty.[4] It was produced by Red Chillies Entertainment.

The film received mixed reviews from critics and it broke several box office records in India and abroad, becoming the quickest film to collect 1 billion (US$13 million) net domestically. The film surpassed 3 Idiots (2009) to become the highest-grossing Bollywood film worldwide at that point. It is the 22nd highest grossing Indian film of all time.

At the 59th Filmfare Awards, Chennai Express received 7 nominations, including Best Film, Best Director (Shetty), Best Actor (Khan) and Best Actress (Padukone).

Plot[change | change source]

Rahul's (Shah Rukh Khan) trip to fulfill his late grandfather's last wish turns into an unexpected adventure when he meets a unique young woman (Deepika Padukone) from southern India.

Cast[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chennai Express (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. 31 July 2013. Archived from the original on 14 September 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  2. "Chennai Express (2013) International Box Office Results – Box Office Mojo". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 18 August 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  3. "'Chennai Express' Release Date Delayed: Shah Rukh-Deepika Starrer Pushed to 9 August". International Business Times. 19 July 2013. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  4. "How Shah Rukh Khan scored big with 'Chennai Express'". Livemint. Retrieved 2013-12-22.
  5. "'Chennai Express' has made me a better actor: Nikitin Dheer". The Times of India. 12 September 2013. Archived from the original on 6 September 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  6. "Introducing The Characters of Chennai Express". Koimoi. 2 July 2013. Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  7. Ramchander. "Priyamani eyes for Salman and Shahrukh Khan movies". One India. Archived from the original on 18 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  8. Saibal Chatterjee (8 August 2013). "Chennai Express movie review". NDTV. Archived from the original on 8 November 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  9. "Bollywood Hungama Chennai Express(2013)". Bollywood Hungama. 1 January 2013. Archived from the original on 12 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013.

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