Chennai Express is a hindi movie directed by Rohit Shetty, produced by Gauri Khan, Karim Morani, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, written by Sajid-Farhad (dialogue), K. Subash (Tamil dialogue), screenplay by Yunus Sajawal and Robin Bhatt. The story of Chennai Express was by by K. Subash.
The leading roles in Chennai Express are- Deepika Padukone, Shahrukh Khan and the movie was narrated by Shahrukh Khan. Deepika Padukone took the role as heroine Meena lochni Azhagusundaram , Shahrukh Khan rolepalyed as Rahul Mithaiwala Sathyaraj as Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram,plating his role as Meena’s father. Nikitin Dheer appeared as Tangaballi, Kamini Kaushal was seen as Rahul’s grandmother, Lekh Tandon roleplayed as Y. Y. Mithaiwala (Rahul’s grandfather), Mukesh Tiwari as Inspector Shamsher Singh, chief police inspector of Komban village, Priyamani in an item song, “1 2 3 4 Get on the Dance Floor, Mohan Raman as Vidamba village priest, Delhi Ganesh as Vidamba villager, Gobinath Chandran as Vidamba villager, Jasper as a henchman, Rakesh Kukreti as Bobby (Rahul’s friend).
Chennai Express Movie Story
In the Chennai Express movie, Rahul Mithaiwala was a fouty two years aged unmarried man who lived in Mumbai. His father and Mother were died on a car accident in his childhood, so his grandparents took care of him and his childhood passed merrily with them. His grandfather owned a lot of shops. At his grandfather’s 100th birthday party, two of Rahul’s best friends invited him over to spent time and enjoy together on a vacation to Goa and he accepted though in a sly manner. Rahul’s grandfather died on the day while he was watching a cricket match between India and Pakistan in which best batter Sachin Tendulkar got out on 99 falling 1 run short of 100 runs. His grandmother told Rahul that his grandfather wished his ashes to be diveded into two parts for Ganges and Rameswaram. She told Rahul to carry the ashes to Rameswaram and spread them in water. Reluctantly, he accepted her request but was also eager to attend the Goa trip by train. Rahul and his friends planed to dump the death ashes to Goa but his grandmother wanted to see him off, forcing Rahul to travel by train instead. He booked a single ticket on the Chennai Express train, planned to meet his friends on the way. However, Rahul forgotten to take his grandfathers ashes with him, and he had missed the train Chennai Express when he returned and collected them. As he tried to leave the train, he noticed a very young girl trying to board it that was very romantic. He helped her and 4 other macho people board the train later found her cousins, here he wastes a lot of time and the train Chennai Express leaves the station before he could get off at the station.
Rahul tries to flirt with the beautiful woman name Meena, who started communicating by singing parts of Hindi songs which Meenas cousin knew not, and explained that the four fat men have kidnapped her. Rahul lends her his Nokia Lumia so that she can contact her friends at Mumbai, but the men with her grabbed it and threw it from the train, a pity for Rahul. Rahul was very annoyed, but said nothing because the men are carrying dangerous arms. Rahul told the ticket checker about the kidnappers in songs, but they pushed the inspector into a sea below the bridge from Chennai Express, the poor inspector. Panicked, Rahul learns that the four macho men are her cousins, and that her name is Meenalochni “Meena” Azhagusundaram (Deepika Padukone). She was fleeing from a marriage to Tangaballi who she didn’t like. Her father, Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram (Sathyaraj) is a very powerful leader of the people in Tamil Nadu.
Meena introduced Rahul to her father as her only love that she’d die without. Tangaballi challenged Rahul to a duel that Rahul foolishly accepted, knowing no Tamil. Rahul escapes but he unfortunately boarded on a ship with Sri Lankan criminals. A pistol war took place between the police force and the smugglers. At a point police filed a charge on Rahul, Again Rahul ends up in Komban again for the 2nd time. But on this time he managed to escapes with Meena using her as a decoy and many scenes full of action and romance takes place.
Finally Rahul fights with Tangabali and after an epic battle impresses Meenas father and he married Meena. The Flim end with the dance Lungi Dance.