Love Action Drama

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Love Action Drama
Love Action Drama.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDhyan Sreenivasan
Produced byVisakh Subramaniam
Aju Varghese
Written byDhyan Sreenivasan
StarringNivin Pauly
Nayanthara
Aju Varghese
Vineeth Sreenivasan
Music byShaan Rahman
CinematographyJomon T. John
Roby Varghese Raj
Edited byVivek Harshan
Production
company
Funtastic Films
M-Star Little Communications
Distributed byFuntastic Films Release
Release date
  • 5 September 2019 (2019-09-05) (Kerala)
Running time
146 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Love Action Drama is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Dhyan Sreenivasan in his directorial debut. Produced by Visakh Subramaniam and Aju Varghese, the film stars Nivin Pauly and Nayanthara. Its music was composed by Shaan Rahman. The film was released in theatres across Kerala on 5 September 2019 and in rest-of-India in the following day and was released internationally on 13 September 2019.

Plot[edit]

Dinesh (Nivin Pauly), a bachelor, tries to impress Shobha (Nayanthara) with the help of his best friend and hopes he will get married to her someday.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Love Action Drama marks the directorial debut of actor Dhyan Sreenivasan, and his second screenplay after Goodalochana. The film also marks the debut production of Visakh Subramaniam and Aju Varghese under their newly formed production company Funtastic Films. It was during the time of Adi Kapyare Kootamani (2015) that Subramaniam and Aju decided to co-produce the film.[1] Love Action Drama was announced in July 2017, during the fifth anniversary of Thattathin Marayathu. The film, according to Dhyan, is a modern-day take on the 1989 film Vadakkunokkiyantram written, directed and starring his father Sreenivasan. Nivin's and Nayanthara's character's were named Dineshan and Shobha after the names of the lead characters in Vadakkunokkiyantram.[2]

It was Vineeth Sreenivasan who suggested the name of Nayanthara and she immediately agreed after hearing the screenplay.[1] Dhyan completed the screenplay by November 2017. The filming was expected to begin by the end of the year, but had to wait for the lead actors' availability.[3] In February 2018, Aju said that the shoot would begin by July 2018, once Nivin completes filming Kayamkulam Kochunni. He also revealed that Nivin was planning to lose weight for the role.[4][5] A pooja function for the film was held at Anjumana Devi Temple in Kochi on 14 July 2018, with principal photography beginning the same day.[6] The first schedule ended on 27 July 2018.[7] After a delay, the second schedule began in February 2019 and the entire filming process was completed by early June 2019.[8]

Soundtrack[edit]

Love Action Drama
Soundtrack album by
Released2019
GenreFilmi
Length23.08
LanguageMalayalam
LabelMuzik 247

The film features songs composed by Shaan Rahman, with lyrics written by Manu Manjith, Preeti Nambiar, B. K. Harinarayanan, Santhosh Varma, and Vineeth Sreenivasan. Song were released by Muzik 247 label.[9]

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Raathein"Preeti NambiarNarayani Gopan, Shaan Rahman3.03
2."Kudukku"Manu ManjithVineeth Sreenivasan2.36
3."Varavaayi"B. K. HarinarayananShaan Rahman4.77
4."Aalolam"Santhosh VarmaK. S. Harisankar, Gowry Lekshmi4.13
5."Churulariyaatha"Vineeth SreenivasanVineeth Sreenivasan1.85
6."Ponvilakkaayi"B. K. HarinarayananShaan Rahman2.29
7."Oru Swapnam Pole"Manu ManjithBharath Sajikumar, Aswin Vijayan, Sreejish C. S., Nanda J. Devan, Narayani Gopan4.65
Total length:23.08

Release[edit]

Love Action Drama was released in theatres across Kerala on 5 September 2019 and in rest-of-India in the following day and was released internationally on 13 September 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Shrijith, Sajin (5 September 2019). "'We didn't expect Nayanthara to say yes': Visakh Subramaniam". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  2. ^ Sidhardhan, Sanjith (9 July 2017). "Nivin, Nayanthara to play lead in Dhyan's directorial which will be a modern day Vadakkunokkiyanthram". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Dhyan Sreenivasan completes script of Nivin-Nayanthara starrer". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Nivin Pauly to shed weight for Love Action Drama-". The New Indian Express.
  5. ^ "കളർഫുൾ ലവ്, ചിയർഫുൾ ഡ്രാമ; റിവ്യു". ManoramaOnline (in Malayalam). Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  6. ^ Jayaram, Deepika (14 July 2018). "Love Action Drama team starts rolling". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "'Love Action Drama' completes the first schedule". Sify. 28 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Nivin Pauly, Nayanthara wrap up Love Action Drama". The Indian Express. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  9. ^ {{Cite. The Kudukku music song from LAD garnered over 5 million views on YouTube.web|url=https://www.lyricsmall.com/movies/love-action-drama-malayalam-movie-songs-lyrics/%7Ctitle=‘Love Action Drama’|date=2019-09-03|website=LyricsMall|language=en-US|access-date=2019-09-03}}

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