Shah Rukh Khan is back doing what he does the best – Play Rahul! But the Chennai Express Rahul isn’t the one we are familiar with. SRK doesn’t play Karan Johar’s Rahul this time, it is Rahul in Rohit Shetty’s ishtyle. The characters of Chennai Express isn’t the same as any other hero-meets-heroine love saga. Rohit Shetty, on the other hand serves the romance on a platter of action.

Here’s introducing to you the pivotal characters of this year’s most anticipated film –

Rahul (played by Shah Rukh Khan)

Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express Movie Stills
Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express Movie Stills

Rahul, played by Shah Rukh Khan is a North Indian 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 realise the power of True Love!

Meena (played by Deepika Padukone)

Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express Movie Stills
Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express Movie Stills

Meena, played by Deepika Padukone is very fondly referred to as Meenamma by her loved ones. She is a South Indian lady who stays in Komban village with her huge family. She lost her mother when she was a child.

Tangaballi (played by Nikitin Dheer)

Nikitin Dheer in Chennai Express Movie Stills
Nikitin Dheer in Chennai Express Movie Stills

Tangaballi, played by Nikitin Dheer is a Periyatalay of another village. Meenamma’s father is very fond of him.

Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram (played by Sathyaraj)

Sathyaraj in Chennai Express Movie Stills
Sathyaraj in Chennai Express Movie Stills

Mr. Dugeshwara, played by Sathyaraj is a very well-known Periyatalay in Komban village. He is Meenamma’s father and is very protective about her.

Chennai Express is scheduled to release on 8th August on the eve of Eid this year!

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