Chennai Express (2013)


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Chennai Express is a story of Rahul (Shahrukh Khan) who embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu, only to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a South Indian girl (Deepika Padukone) hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India, an unanticipated drive awaits them. What follows is a series of adventures where he finds himself in … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: K. Subhash, Younis Sajawal, Yunus Sajawal
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 13, 2014
Box Office: $5.3M
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Critic Reviews for Chennai Express

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Khan's gift for effortlessly moving between comedy and love scenes is complemented by Padukone's striking beauty and comic chops.

Full Review… | April 8, 2015
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Shetty's need to maintain his characters' romantic heroism constantly grates against his depictions of their ridiculousness.

Full Review… | August 12, 2013
Top Critic

The movie chugs along for most of its 2 hours and 20 minutes searching for comedy and characters in a frantically overplotted story.

Full Review… | August 8, 2013
New York Times
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ShahRukh is himself, the star. Deepika Padukone fits the role of Meena perfectly and looks beautiful as the Southern belle.

Full Review… | April 8, 2015

Like the southbound train of the title, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's romantic action-comedy-musical Chennai Express barrels forward with barely a stop to rest.

Full Review… | August 15, 2013
Film Journal International

A loud, lame-brained romantic comedy from the (very) broad directorial brush of Rohit Shetty, SRK's over-hyped vehicle sees the charismatic but ageing actor badly miscast and easily overshadowed by his leading lady, Deepika Padukone.

Full Review… | August 14, 2013

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