"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!
RahulRahul played by Shah Rukh Khan is 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!
MeenaMeena, 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.
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.
TangaballiTangaballi, played by Nikitin Dheer is a Periyatalay of another village. Meenamma's father is very fond of him.
Dadaji100 years old, Rahul's Dadaji, played by Lekh Tandon, loves to enjoy life to the fullest. He is a huge Sachin Tendulkar fan and loves eating pizzas. He loves Rahul and cannot live without him.
DadijiRahul's Dadiji, played by Kamini Kaushal, is an extremely loving and caring person. She trusts Rahul a lot in the entire family.
ProducerGauri Khan, Karim Morani, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Director of PhotographyAziz Mirza, Robin Bhatt
DialogueFarhad & Sajid
Creative AssociateVikas Kadam
Production DesignNarendra Rahurikar
ActionJai Singh Nijjar
Sound DesignRakesh Ranjan
Action DesignRohit Shetty
Additional ScreenplayRobin Bhatt
Co - producerKaruna Badwal
Associate Producer (UTV)Manish Hariprasad
Executive ProducerRohit Chaudhury (Bahul)
Styling: Manish Malhotra for DeepikaPadukone
Shiraz Siddique for Shah Rukh Khan
Mehek Navin Shetty for Priyamani
Direction TeamSurendra Dhawle, Rajiv Verma, Sneha Suresh Shetty, Vidhi Ghodgaokar, Megha Namdev, Amit Sharma, Amit Naikar, Riyan Shetty, Mayank Tandon, Harsh Panesar.