Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Shanavas K Bavakutty|
|Produced by||Rajeev Ravi|
|Written by||Shanavas K Bavakutty|
|Screenplay by||Shanavas K Bavakutty|
|Music by||Sushin Shyam |
|Edited by||B Ajith Kumar and Jithin Manohar|
Pattam Cinema Company
|Distributed by||LJ Films|
Kismath (from kismet, meaning fate/destiny) is a 2016 Malayalam-language romantic drama film written and directed by debutante Shanavas K Bavakkutty. The film stars Shane Nigam as Irfan and Shruthy Menon as Anita, two star-crossed lovers from different religious backgrounds (Islam and Hinduism). It is produced by Rajeev Ravi under the banner of Pattam Cinema Company, and in association with LJ Films and Akbar Travels.
The film narrates the real-life story of a two young lovers from Ponnani, in Kerala - a 28-year-old scheduled caste girl and a 23-year-old Muslim boy - who faced backlash from society for their relationship in 2011. The screenplay was conceived by Bavakutty while serving as the town's Municipal Councillor.
- Shane Nigam as Irfan
- Shruthy Menon as Anita
- Vinay Forrt as Sub Inspector Ajay C Menon
- Alencier Ley Lopez as Sayed Bava Thangal
- Sajitha Madathil as the warden
- Surabhi Lakshmi as Saleena
- P. Balachandran as Appu Nair
- Sunil Sukhada as Assistant Sub Inspector Nair
- Anil Nedumangad as Mohanan
- Vijayan Karanthoor as K T
- Jayaprakash Kuloor as Aboo
- Binoy Nambala as Shihab
- Abu Salih as Irfan's friend
|Soundtrack album by |
Sushin Shyam, Sumesh Parameshwar, Shamej Sreeshar
|Released||July 22, 2016|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
All lyrics are written by Anwar Ali except where noted; all music is composed by Sumesh Parameswar except where noted.
|1.||"Kisa Paathiyil"||Sushin Shyam||Sachin Balu|
|2.||"Nilamanaltharikalil"||Rafeeq Ahamed||K. S. Harisankar, Sreya Raghav|
|4.||"Chilathunaam"||Shamej Shreedhar||Madhushree Narayan|
|5.||"Aane Madanapoo"||Moyinkutty Vaidyar||Kabeer Nallalam|
|6.||"Vinnu Churanna"||M. P. Neesa|
|7.||"Theme Music"||Shreya Raghav|
- George, Anjana (10 July 2016). "Shruty Menon to romance Shane in a real-life love story". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
- "'Kismath' movie trailer featuring Shane Nigam, Shruthy Menon, Vinay Forrt gets fabulous celebrity response". International Business Times. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
- "'Kismath' movie review: Live audience updates of Shane Nigam, Shruthy Menon-starrer". International Business Times. 29 July 2016.
- N. Jayachandran. "Newcomers gain as Mollywood witnesses fresh whiff of change" Manorama Online 19 May 2018 
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