Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
|Anuraga Karikkin Vellam|
|Directed by||Khalid Rahman|
|Written by||Naveen Bhaskar|
|Music by||Prashant Pillai|
|Edited by||Noufal Abdulla|
|Distributed by||August Cinema|
|Budget||₹3.40 crore (US$470,000)|
|Box office||₹12 crore (US$1.7 million) |
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam (English: The Tender Coconut Water of Love) is a 2016 Indian Malayalam film directed by debutant Khalid Rahman. It stars Biju Menon, Asif Ali, Asha Sarath, and Rajisha Vijayan in lead roles. Written by Naveen Bhaskar, it revolves around the life of an ordinary man, Raghu, and his son, Abhilash. The soundtrack and background score for the film are composed by Prashant Pillai.
Produced jointly by Shaji Nadesan, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Santhosh Sivan, and Arya under the banner of August Cinema. Anuraga Karikkin Vellam was released on 7 July 2016.The performance of Rajisha Vijayan made her to win the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress in 2016 .
- Biju Menon as Raghu, a furious police officer
- Asif Ali as Abhilash / Abhi, an architect, Raghu's son
- Asha Sarath as Suma, Raghu's wife
- Rajisha Vijayan as Elizabeth / Eli, Abhi's girlfriend
- Aleena Shaji as Anu, Raghu's daughter
- Sreenath Bhasi as Kichu, Abhi's friend
- Soubin Shahir as Fakru / Fakrudheen, Abhi's friend/bike mechanic
- Sudheer Karamana as James, Raghu's colleague police officer
- Naaji as Sony
- Chinnu Nair as Jaslin
- Irshad as Irfan Khan
- Maniyanpilla Raju as Prakash Kopara, Eli's Father
- Sudhi Koppa as Thanka
- Tom Alter as Abhi's boss
- Khalid as Band Mani
- Nandhini as Anuradha (Cameo)
- Shaji Nadeshan as Anuradha's husband (Cameo)
|Anuraga Karikkin Vellam|
|Soundtrack album by Prashant Pillai|
|Released||17 June 2016|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Prashant Pillai chronology|
|1||"Manogatham Bhavan"||Mathangi, Haricharan||Harinarayanan||4:25|
|2||"Neeyo Njano"||Vaikom Vijayalakshmi, Niranj, Shabareesh Varma, Sreerag Saji||Shabareesh Varma||4:01|
|3||"Poyimaranjo"||Preeti Pillai, Arun Kamath||Shabareesh Varma||2:24|
|4||"Anuraga Karikinvellam"||Peethambaran Menon, Govind Menon||Shabareesh Varma||3:53|
International Business Times called it a "sweet family entertainer". The Times of India said, "On the whole, it's one of those cute family movies packed with a basket-full of laughter, emotions, and thoughts that you can give in to, without a second thought.
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam grossed more than 60 lakhs, from the multiplexes of Ernakulam district in 10 days. Among the Eid releases, Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, emerged as the top grosser at the Kochi multiplexes by collecting over ₹1 crore, surpassing Kasaba. It collected approximately ₹7.9 crores share From Kerala Box office.
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