The story of a Mumbai boy (Shah Rukh Khan) who embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu, only to fulfil the last wish of his grandfather to have his ashes immersed in Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a South Indian girl (Deepika Padukone) hailing from an orthodox family. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India, the clash of cultures awaits them. What follows is a series of adventures where he finds himself in new surroundings, challenged with an unfamiliar language! Chennai Express is an action packed romantic movie.
Come fall in love... Rohit Shetty style!
Meena is very fondly referred to as Meenamma by her loved ones. She stays in Komban village with her huge family. She lost her mother when she was a child.
Rahul plays a 40 year old 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 realize the power of True Love!