Teja Bhai & Family

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Teja Bhai & Family
Tejabhai Cover.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Deepu Karunakaran
Produced by Muralidharan
Santha Murali
Written by Deepu Karunakaran
Starring Prithviraj
Suraj Venjaramood
Music by Deepak Dev
Cinematography Shamdat
Edited by Manoj
Anantha Visions
Distributed by Murali Films & PJ Entertainments Europe
Release date
  • 30 August 2011 (2011-08-30)
Running time
147 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

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.



The film was shot in Thiruvananthapuram and Malaysia.


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

No. Song Singer(s)
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.

Box office[edit]

The film collected US$5,664 from UK box office.[1]


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