Movie Preview: Chennai Express (2013)
UTV Motion Pictures and Red Chillies Entertainment present, CHENNAI EXPRESS, an action comedy film, produced by Gauri Khan, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Karim Morani and Ronnie Screwvala.Directed by Rohit Shetty and written by K. Subhash, the film stars Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Nikitin Dheer in leading role.The music of the film is composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The film is slated to release on 8th August, 2013.
‘You often meet your destiny on the road you take to avoid it!”
CHENNAI EXPRESS is the story of a 40-year-old bachelor Rahul, who lands up in a totally unexpected journey that makes him realize the importance of love, life, relationships and sacrifice!A stimulating train voyage that not only takes Rahul, accidentally to his destination but also makes him realize the power of true love! A hilarious journey which teaches you about the serious relationships in life.
Shahrukh Khan as Rahul: Rahul, played by Shahrukh Khan is a North Indian bachelor who stays with his grandparents in Mumbai. Rahul couldn’t get married to anyone because of his over-loving and over possessive Grandfather who cannot live without him. Rahul accidentally boards a train that not only takes him to his destination, but also makes him realise the power of true love!
Deepika Padukone as Meena: Meena, played by Deepika Padukone is very fondly referred to as Meenamma by her loved ones. She is a South Indian lady who stays in Komban village with her huge family. She lost her mother when she was a child.
Nikitin Dheer as Tangaballi: Tangaballi, played by Nikitin Dheer is a Periyatalay of another village. Meenamma’s father is very fond of him.
Sathyaraj as Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram: Mr. Dugeshwara, played by Sathyaraj is a very well-known Periyatalay in Komban village. He is Meenamma’s father and is very protective about her.
The story of a Mumbai boy (Shah Rukh Khan) who embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu, only to fulfil the last wish of his grandfather to have his ashes immersed in Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a South Indian girl (Deepika Padukone) hailing from an orthodox family. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India, the clash of cultures awaits them. What follows is a series of adventures where he finds himself in new surroundings, challenged with an unfamiliar language! Chennai Express is an action packed romantic movie.
Come fall in love… Rohit Shetty style!