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Oru Indian Pranayakadha (English: An Indian Love Story) is a 2013 Malayalam romantic comedy film written by Ikbal Kuttipuram and directed by Sathyan Anthikad. Starring Fahadh Faasil and Amala Paul in the lead roles. The film was a sleeper hit despite competition from Drishyam.
Oru Indian Pranayakadha is a love story which shows the relationship between a trickish person named Aymanam Sidharthan (Fahadh Faasil) and a disciplined Canadian citizen of Malayali origin named Irene Gardner (Amala Paul). In the beginning, the story shows the political life of Sidharthan. He is the local youth wing leader political outfit. Protege of the district president of the party, Uthup Vallikkadan (Innocent), Sidharthan hopes to make it big in politics . However, his dreams are shattered when the party High command decides to nominate the daughter of one of the party's senior leader's daughter named Vimala Ramanathan (Muthumani). This leads the young politician in despair. During this time the girl Irene Gardner visits Kerala to shoot a documentary. She is in search of an assistant to help her in shoot the film and approaches Uthup. Uthup requests Sidharthan to meet her and assist her. Sidharthan unwillingly went but when Irene promises INR 2000 per day for the assistant, so Siddharthan, who has financial issues, agrees to help her.
During this time Irene then is called by the police for a passport verification. Sidharthan begins to doubt her motives for coming to India. Irene reveals the secret that she has actually come in search for her birth parents. She is an adopted child her parents revealed that. so she decided to find out her birth parents. Sidharthan agrees to help her; they start their investigation. They come to know that a railway porter who know more about her past . They meet him but he refused to reveal, but at last he revealed that she is her parent's illegitimate daughter. Irene decides to meet her parents without letting them know that she is their daughter. Meanwhile, Sidharthan breaks up with his girlfriend Divya (Shafna) who is going to marry an IAS officer.
Later, Irene finds out her birth mother is an ayurvedic doctor named Dr. Thulasi (Lakshmi Gopalaswamy) and lives at her mother's hospital as a patient for some time. Meanwhile, Sidharthan begins to fall in love with Irene, but neither is aware of this at present. They then discover her birth father's identity. His name is Azad (Prakash Bare) and go to Rajasthan to meet him. They approach her father is by telling that they're couple from kerala .During their stay, they participate in Irene's half-sister's wedding and then return to Kerala. Irene then decides to go back to Canada, which Sidharthan does not agree with, as they have realized they are in love with each other. On airport Sidharthan gifts her a laminated photos of her parents and Irene also gifts him a book .
Two years later, Sidharthan is shown as a successful politician and he also completed his LLB. Irene comes back to India and both of them reunite.Fahadh Faasil as Aymanam Sidharthan
Amala Paul as Irene Gardner
Innocent as Uthup Vallikkadan
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy as Dr. Thulasi
Anu Sithara as Young Dr. Thulasi
Prakash Bare as Azad
Rohith Menon as Young Azad
Shafna as Divya
Kani Kusruti as Police Commissioner
Muthumani as Dr. Vimala Ramanathan
Krishna Praba as Sudha
Gopalan as Shivaraman
Riya Saira as Merin
Valsala Menon as Sidharth's grandmother
Babu Anoor as Sethumadhavan, Sidharth's Father
Kala as Sidharth's Mother
Nisha Sarang as Sivaraman's wife
Anjana Appukuttan as Irene's neighbour
Ancy as Divya's mother
Antony as Divya's father
Janaki as Swathi
Raj Pranav as Village boy
Arun Nair as Roopesh
Dilip as Benny
Neeraj Madhav as Charlie
Thiruvalla Bhasi as Varkky Chettan
M. G. Sasi as Dr. Sunil Kumar
For this film, Fahadh Faasil worked with Sathyan Anthikad for the first time. Unlike his previous movies, Sathyan Anthikad announced the title of the movie at the beginning of filming. The film was shot in and around Kottayam in Kerala and some portions in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
Vidyasagar composed the music; he associatedwith director Sathyan Anthikad for the first time, replacing maestro Ilaiyaraaja who had composed the music score for 10 of the last 12 movies directed by Sathyan. The film had four songs.
Oru Indian Pranyakatha is said to have grossed around ₹3.30 crore in its first 10 days.
Kerala State Film Award 2013Kerala State Film Award for Best Editor - K. Rajagopal
Asianet Film Awards 2013
Best Actress - Amala Paul
South Indian International Movie Awards 2013
Best Actress (Malayalam) – Amala Paul
Vanitha Film Awards
Best Popular Actress – Amala Paul
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