Chennai Express by Rohit Shetty is a Bollywood action-comedy movie starring Shahrukh Khan as Rahul Mithaiwala, Deepika Padukone as Meenalochani Azhagusundaram/ Meena and Sathyaraj as Durgeshwar Azhagusundaram. This Rohit Shetty movie has become the fastest film to collect INR 1 billion, making it an all-time blockbuster. Chennai Express also ranks as the second highest-grossing Bollywood film across the globe. This film also won awards from the IIFA, Filmfare, Star Guild, Zee Cine, amongst others.
Rahul, a a forty-year-old bachelor living in Mumbai, is asked by his grandmother to immerse ashes of his grandfather in Rameswaram. Rahul has a Goa trip planned and has no interest in going to Tamil Nadu. He plans to get off the train before it leaves the station. Rahul gets onto the Chennai Express and just as the train is about to leave, he notices a young woman running to board it. He helps her and four other men get onto the train. However, Rahul himself is unable to get off the Chennai Express. The woman, Meena, tells the protagonist that she is running away from a forced marriage to Tangaballi (Nikitin Dheer). She also explains that her father, Durgeshwar, is a powerful mafia head in Tamil Nadu.
Meena convinces Rahul to accompany her and meet her father. She introduces Rahul as her boyfriend. Rahul realises that he is in a dangerous situation and hence escapes in the middle of the night. The police arrest him and send him to Durgeshwar. Meena and Rahul team up and manage to escape together. They land up in a village and tell the locals that they are married and need protection. Eventually both of them realise that they have fallen in love with each other, despite their language and regional differences. However, Tangaballi is not ready to give up so easily. Watch this movie to find out if Rahul, a common man, will be able to overcome Tangaballi's political clout and physical might.
Chennai Express (2013) has songs by Vishal-Shekhar. Songs like Lungi Dance, 1 2 3 4 and Titli have become superhits. The Blu-Ray version of this film is in Hindi and contains English subtitles. Chennai Express, released by T-Series in 2013, has a U (Universal) rating. Its runtime in 141 minutes.