'Chennai Express' clocks 10: Deepika Padukone revisits iconic moment from the film ft. Ranveer and how - Watch
Taking to her Instagram, Deepika posted a side-splitting throwback video with Ranveer, re-enacting a memorable dialogue between her character Meenamma and Shah Rukh Khan's Rahul.
Published: Tuesday,Aug 08, 2023 15:07 PM GMT-06:00
In her illustrious 15-year career, Deepika Padukone has carved a special place in the hearts of audiences worldwide, delivering countless hit films across diverse genres and roles. However, one iconic character that continues to shine bright is her portrayal of 'Meenamma' in the blockbuster movie 'Chennai Express'. Paired opposite Shah Rukh Khan in this romantic comedy, Deepika's flawless portrayal of a South Indian girl remains unmatched.
The narrative of 'Chennai Express' weaves together romance and comedy seamlessly, as Rahul (SRK) embarks on a journey to immerse his late grandfather's ashes at Rameshwaram, only to get entangled with Meenamma's eccentric and criminal family. To commemorate the film's 10-year anniversary, Deepika Padukone shared a delightful video featuring her husband Ranveer Singh, accompanied by a heartfelt expression of gratitude.https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cvr1ICrNsCg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==
Taking to her Instagram, Deepika posted a side-splitting throwback video with Ranveer, re-enacting a memorable dialogue between her character Meenamma and Shah Rukh Khan's Rahul. Sharing the video she wrote, "They say that comedy is the most difficult genre for an actor. So when I was offered ‘Chennai Express’, I knew I had a daunting challenge ahead of me. And while it took me a little while to find Meenama, a process that is extremely lonely and often times frightening, I’m grateful that we were able to create a character that is not only synonymous with the movie, but also one that continues to receive an abundance of love till this date..."
Released in 2013, 'Chennai Express' emerged as a colossal hit, dominating both the box office and award ceremonies. The sizzling chemistry between Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone left an indelible mark on audiences' hearts, and the film's immense success was a testament to their on-screen magic. Deepika's portrayal of a South Indian girl, coupled with her unforgettable dialogue delivery, remains a standout aspect of the film.