Chennai Express Cast and Crew
Director: Rohit Shetty
Producer: Gauri Khan, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sathyaraj, Manorama
Music: Vishal- Shekhar
Story: K. Subaash
Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Singers: Natalie Di Luccio, Brodha V, Smokey, Enkore, Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Neeti Mohan, Chinmayee, Gopi Sunder, S P Balasubramaniam, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Anusha Mani
Banner: Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, UTV Motions
Screenplay: Yunus Sajawal
Edited By: Steven H Bernard
Genre: Romantic- Action
Release Date: 9 August 2013
Chennai Express Synopsis
Chennai Express is an Action-Comedy film releasing on 9th August 2013. Chennai Express is a story of a common man’s journey from Mumbai to Rameswaram to fulfil his Grandfather’s last wishes to immerse his ashes in the holy water of Rameswaram. On the journey he meets a south Indian young girl, daughter of the Don. A series of unexpected adventures follow the duo making the story more interesting. Chennai Express is a fun packed, Romantic- Action Movie.
Amazing facts about Chennai Express
Rohit Shetty- Action King and Shahrukh Khan- Romance King came together to create magic on the silver screen in a Romantic Action, Chennai Express. This film is a bouquet of Action, Comedy, Romance and Thrill.
Rohit Shetty and Shahrukh came together for remake of 1982 Angoor, But after hearing the script of Chennai Express Shahrukh agreed and postpones the remake of Angoor.
Before finalizing Deepika Padukone for the Lead role in Chennai Express, there were talks to get Kareena Kapoor or Asin in the movie.
Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone engaged in a fist fight after wrapping up shoot for fun. Shahrukh injured his hand and had to undergo shoulder surgery.
Deepika Padukone learnt Tami for Chennai Express.
Chennai Express, Item song “One two three Four” stars Priyamani, who is the cousin of famous Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.
In just 2 days, Chennai Express Trailer crossed 4 million viewers on YouTube.
Ooty was recreated on the outskirts of Panchgani for the shooting of the few scenes of Chennai Express in just 40 days by art director Narendra Rahurikar.
Famous South Indian actor Sathyaraj will be seen playing a major role in the movie, Chennai Express.
Filmmakers of Chennai Express ran into trouble for over use of water from the Dhom Dam in the draught hit district of Maharashtra.
OUATIMD got postponed its release to avoid clash with Chennai Express.
Release of Chennai Express postponed from 8th August to 9th August for Eid.