#Bollyversary: Chennai Express completes 5 years

One of the most recent films to hit a milestone is Shah Rukh and Deepika Padukone’s Chennai Express.

The Rohit Shetty venture completed 5 years this month of August, having been released on August 8, 2013.

The film is one of the highest grossing movies till date, and remains Shah Rukh’s highest grossing film and Deepika’s second highest (after Padmaavat).

The film effortlessly managed to blend comedy with insanity, and gave us some of the catchiest music we’ve seen in recent Bollywood history.

To commemorate this moment, here are 5 things that would probably shock ‘all the Rajni fans’.

5. Chennai Express or Ready Steady Po?

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Deepika Padukone, as amazing as she is, wasn’t Rohit Shetty’s first choice to play Meenalochi. In fact, his first pick was Kareena Kapoor, who he worked with in the Golmaal franchise. However, since Kareena was busy with Talaash, he went with Deepika. Asin was also reportedly in the mix.


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