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Chennai Express

141 min
Action | Comedy | Romance
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Rohit Shetty
28 wins & 55 nominations
Country: India
Release Date: 2013-08-08
Filming Locations: Mehboob Studios, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Opening Weekend: $2,220,497 (USA) (11 August 2013)
Gross: $5,306,729 (USA) (29 September 2013)
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone
Chennai Express
Shah Rukh Khan
Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram
Nikitin Dheer
Guest Appearance
Jimmy Moses
Truck Driver
Lekh Tandon
Dada ji
Sachin Tendulkar
Himself (archive footage)
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Unusually, Deepika Padukone is credited ahead of Shah Rukh Khan, at the request of Shah Rukh Khan himself.
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At the end of the movie, ShahRukh Khan gives a tribute to Superstar Rajnikanth. Satyaraj who plays Meena's father, starred opposite Rajnikanth in the Tamil movie Mr. Bharath (1986), which was a remake of the Hindi movie Trishul (1978) which starred Amitabh Bachchan.
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An Android game was released few weeks before the release for publicity.
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The train number of Chennai express as shown in the movie when Shahrukh boards the train is 11028 which actually is for Mumbai mail. The actual number of Chennai Express train is 12163.
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Just before getting down from the train to Deepika's village (Khamman) Sharhrukh and Deepika are shown in Sleeper Class (SL) Coach. When they get down, they get down from General (II) Class coach. In India General coach are not joint thus there is no way you can go from one coach to other.
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Rahul takes the urn from his house and keeps in his bag. Later at the railway station, his grandmother hands it to him again.
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Rahul: Don't underestimate the power of the common man.
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Meenamma Lochini Azhagusundaram: Rahul, I know there's a little problem.
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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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Is Chennai Express highest grossing Bollywood movie ever, the top performer in India ??
Yes Chennai Express is the all time blockbuster Indian movie. As of August 2013, it has broken the following records in India 1. Highest Paid Preview 2. Biggest first day collections ever 3. Highest second day collections ever 4. Highest third day collections ever 5. Highest opening week ever 6. Fastest to 100 crore INR club ever 7. Highest week 1 collections 8. Fastest to 150 crore INR mark 9. Biggest grosser of 2013 10. Fastest to 200 crore INR clubAs per box office, it has been already termed the highest grosser in Bollywood.
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Photos from cast
Deepika Padukone