Teja Bhai & Family
|Teja Bhai & Family|
|Directed by||Deepu Karunakaran|
|Written by||Deepu Karunakaran|
|Music by||Deepak Dev|
|Distributed by||Murali Films & PJ Entertainments Europe|
Teja Bhai and Family (Malayalam: തേജ ഭായ് ആന്ഡ് ഫാമിലി ) is a 2011 Malayalam romantic comedy film directed by Deepu Karunakaran, starring Prithviraj, Akhila, and Suraj Venjaramood in the lead roles.
Teja bhai (Prithviraj), a well known don in Malaysia, and his sidekicks are the top news of major dailies. One day, he happens to fall in love with Vedhika (Akhila), a girl who happens to pass through his life. Vedika also lives in Kuala Lumpur and works as a helper in an orphanage. The film revolves around on the love between them, without Vedika knowing the real job of Teja.
Vedika's father Damodarji wants his daughter to be married to a man with high social status and family heritage. The power of love makes Teja change from his dress as an underworld don and he decides to make a good family and for this he flies to Kerala. Teja changes his name to Roshan, and also be friend with Swami Vashyaa Vajasu (Suraj Venjaramood). The thread takes hilarious turns with the arrival of Vedika's father to join in Teja's family. Teja hires drama artists as his relatives. The hilarious consequences of these actions and the story that ensues form the crux of the movie.
- Prithviraj as Teja Bhai / Roshan Varma
- Suraj Venjaramood as Rajaguru Maha Rishi Vashyaa Vajasu
- Thalaivasal Vijay as Damodarji
- Akhila as Vedhika
- Suman as Kartha
- Jagadish as Govindan Nair
- Salim Kumar as Divakaran Nair
- Jagathy Sreekumar as Vasudevan Nair
- Mohan Jose as Advocate
- Indrans as Raghavan Nair
- Nedumudi Venu
- Kollam Thulasi
- Rajeev Govinda Pillai as Sanjay
- Kochu Preman as Ravindran Nair
- Vettukili Prakash
- Ponnamma Babu as Manikutti
- Nandhu as Dr. Mahadevan Thampi
- Manju Pillai as Rathi Devi
- Kulappulli Leela as Ramani
- Bheeman Raghu as Johny
- Mafia Sasi as Ammittu
- Bindu Panicker as Lathika
- Prem Kumar as Hari Prasad
- Maniyanpilla Raju
- Kottayam Nazeer
- Ashokan as Gopan
- Sidhartha Siva as Blade
- Ajith Kollam
The soundtrack of the film features 3 songs composed by Deepak Dev, 1 track composed by Abu Murali and a Retro Mix version of "Oru Madhurakinaavin Lehariyil" song from the 80's film Kaanamarayathu
|1||Pranaya Nilaa||Shaan Rahman|
|2||Punjiricke Punjiricke||Benny Dayal, Rimi Tomy|
|3||Pranaya Nilaa (Remix)||Shaan Rahman, Deepak Dev, Aalaap Raju, Rahul Nambiar|
|4||Verum Naadakam Jeevithangal||Franco|
|5||Oru Madhurackinaavin (Remix)||Vijay Yesudas|
Teja Bhai opened to mixed reviews. Metro matinee, reports the movie to have collected 2.6 crores within 10 days while cinebuzz.co.in says the movie to have grossed 5 crores in 30 days.
The film collected US$5,664 from UK box office.
- "United Kingdom and Ireland and Malta Yearly Box Office". Box Office Mojo. 30 December 2011.