Chennai Express is a 2013 Indian Hindi-language action comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Sajid-Farhad and Yunus Sajawal.
Produced by Gauri Khan, Karim Morani, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, the film stars Shahrukh Khan as Rahul Mithaiwala, a man who accidentally boards the eponymous train and journeys from Mumbai to Rameswaram, falling in love with the daughter of a local don, played by Deepika Padukone.
Kareena and Asin were also approached for the role opposite Shahrukh.
1st Bollywood film released on same day in India and in Peru.
Film released with subtitles in English French Spanish Arabic German Hebrew Dutch Turkish Malay.
It has stills of Ooty were actually recreation by director, shooting was actually done in Panchgani.
Shahrukh underwent shoulder surgery due to injury he had on sets of Chennai Express while shooting fight scene with Deepika
Official trailer got 2 million hits within four days of its release
Vidya Balan’s cousin Priyamani made guest appearance in song ‘1 2 3 4’ .
LUNGI DANCE sung by Honey Singh, in honour of Rajinikanth, a game titled Chennai Express: Escape from Rameshwaram developed by Disney UTV
For Chennai Express S.P. Balasubrahmanyam agreed to lend his voice to Bollywood track after a decade.
Chennai Express released across 3,500 screens making widest release of any Bollywood movie
This was the first time Shahrukh Khan and Rohit Shetty came together for a movie.
Film Chennai Express, the film was first planned between Khan and Shetty for remake of Angoor.