Running time138 minutesCountryIndiaLanguageBudget₹6 croreBox office₹25+ croreO Kadhal Kanmani ( lit. Oh love, apple of my eye), also known as OK Kanmani, is a 2015 Indian written, directed and produced. The film stars and in the lead roles, portraying a young couple in a in Mumbai. And play supporting roles as an older couple in the film, portraying the younger couple's landlords. The film was said to be a 'reflection of the modern mindset of urban India', dealing with issues such as marriage and traditional values.The film featured music composed by, cinematography by and editing. Prior to the film's release, the soundtrack was well received and the promotional activity of the film on social media also garnered praise.
O Kadhal Kanmani was released on 17 April 2015, along with its dubbed version OK Bangaram, and won positive reviews from critics, praising the lead pair's performances and the quality of the film's technical aspects. The film went on to become a financial success at the box office, performing extremely well in multiplexes in India and overseas.
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The film was later remade into Hindi as in 2017. Contents.Plot Aditya Varadarajan is a video game developer who accidentally meets Taara Kalingarayar at his colleague's wedding. He later finds out that she is planning to pursue her studies in Paris. They soon begin to call each other often, go out together, and start to fall in love during a holiday they take together. They agree that marriage is not for them and decide to have a live-in relationship instead, and Taara moves into Adhi's place, rented from Ganapathy. They wish to spend their time with each other before they go their separate ways for their respective careers. Taara and Adhi live happily, being playful with each other.One midnight, Tara has a conversation with Ganapathy.
She tells him that she might get her visa approved for going to Paris, and that it is hard for her to leave Adhi and go far away. The next day, Taara goes to Jaipur for her business, and Aditya starts to miss her terribly. Upon seeing the love and patience that Ganapathy has for his wife Bhavani , an Alzheimer's patient, who one day even forgets the way to her own house, they begin to understand the importance of each other's presence in their life.Soon, Adhi is selected to develop his skills in video games and to go the US. He tells his colleague that it is hard for him to leave Taara. The next day, both of them make an agreement to enjoy themselves to the maximum for the 10 days left before they separate. Nearing the last day, they begin to have little fights and arguments, which do not last long.One day, Bhavani goes missing again, as she did when she forgot her house address. While looking for her, they continue arguing about their relationship.
Finally, Adhi proposes to Taara, and they decide to get married. Post marriage, both of them continue to accomplish their own dreams, one in Paris, another in the US. They live happily, married and in love.Cast.
as Aditya Varadarajan. as Tara Kalingarayar. as Ganapathy. as Bhavani. as Saroja.
as Ananya. as Vasudevan Varadarajan. Prabhu Lakshman as Buddy. Rama Ramasamy as Chandrika. John Devasahayam as John. Chandrika Chandran as Ratna. Baby Rakshana as Jaya Vasudevan.
Padam Bhola as Vishal. as Aditya's co-worker.
as a woman at the clinic (cameo appearance). as himself (cameo appearance)Production Development In early 2014, Mani Ratnam first approached Malayalam actor for the lead role, who declined the offer. Later he approached Telugu actor, who felt the film would not work for him. In August 2014, Madras Talkies had confirmed that would play the lead role in their forthcoming production and it was reported that Mani Ratnam's regular collaborator, composer would also work on the film. Renewed his collaboration with Mani Ratnam and A.
Rahman to write song lyrics, and stated that the director had told him the film's plot concisely within three minutes and described it as a 'beautiful love story' about 'two characters and their love and mindset'. Joined the team later in the month, collaborating with the director after (2000). During the making of the film, the cinematographer hinted that the film has contents on the lines of Ratnam's Alaipayuthey (2000), and that it was also loosely based on a real life incident. In October 2014, the film was revealed to have a working title of OK Kanmani.Mani Ratnam revealed that he had the fascination for making a film on the gaming culture before, and set the story in as it was India's gaming hub and a place where a live-in relationship can happen more naturally than in South India. He revealed it was an urban love story, and added that the Mumbai setting was also justified as it dealt with people away from home who become independent of the rules and regulations of a family. The film was earlier wrongly reported to be bilingual in both Tamil and Malayalam; it was made only in Tamil.In a press conference at in, Ratnam said that the film is a contemporary take on the new generation, their attitudes and their values.
Through the film, Ratnam wanted to portray the change that takes place every five or six years when a new generation comes in with a different set of values. Casting The female lead role was initially offered to, who opted not to work in a regional film, while also refused the offer, citing her commitment to 's (2016), which prevented her from working on other films. Was also considered, before was selected. Dulquer and Nithya worked together on O Kadhal Kanmani alongside their commitments in Jenuse Mohamed's Malayalam film, which eventually released a month before Mani Ratnam's film. The director revealed he first met Dulquer at the audio release function of (2014) and felt that he was the right choice to play the character Aadi, although he hadn't seen any of the actor's films. Ratnam had only previously seen 's (2011) and (2011), where she had played small roles but was impressed. Ratnam was quoted saying, 'I found something alive about her, something real and perfectly beautiful about her.
Nithya carries an individuality and is not just a glamorous girl. Like her character in the film, Tara, she has a mind of her own.' Accepted to play a role in the film in September 2014 and expressed his excitement at being offered a unique character., a dancer and author, was selected to make her acting debut and portray a retired in the film, appearing as Prakash Raj's wife. Television anchor was also picked to play Dulquer's friend in the film, and it became her first full-fledged acting role. The rest of the cast consisted of Mani Ratnam's assistant directors and Chandrika Chandran, while his friends Rama Ramasamy, Prabhu Lakshman and the former manager of, John Devasahayam, were given other roles. Actress shot for a day in Chennai, to portray a small role in the film as did architect. Filming Principal photography began from 6 October 2014 with scenes featuring Dulquer Salman and Nithya Menen being filmed.
Menen revealed that the film would be shot in a short span of time and her portions would be completed by December 2014, while the team swiftly shot scenes at locations in and around Chennai, including near a bank in. The last leg of filming, started in in November 2014 with the shooting lasting for a week. The team shot scenes at and during December 2014, with renowned Indian architect filming for a guest appearance as Nithya's mentor. The team subsequently moved back to film further outdoor sequences in Mumbai, later that month. Following the schedule, P.
Sreeram revealed that the film was practically complete and that the film would aim to release in early 2015.The film's title was changed in February 2015 from OK Kanmani to O Kadhal Kanmani in an attempt to gain an entertainment tax exemption in Tamil Nadu, through the use of a pure Tamil title. The game animations for the film were handled by Studio Dreamcatcher, who worked on two versions of a fictional game called Mumbai 2.0, which Dulquer's character develops in the film.
A 2D prototype and a 3D 2.0 version were created for the film, while the team also took care of the animation sequences for the end credit segments. The company also took care of character designs, story board and animatics of the lead characters Dulquer, Nithya and John for the 3D sequences. The 2D animated opening title sequence for the film was handled by Mumbai-based animation studio Plexus. Social media promotions were handled by Chennai-based group, Uptown Ideas, and the film's presence on and succeeded in garnering praise and creating anticipation before release.
The team had initially been assigned by Mani Ratnam to handle radio promotions, but consequently also managed online marketing and liaised with the director, sending him ideas of potential campaigns for approval. The team established a concept titled OKK Love Stories, with couples from all walks of life encouraged to share their love stories of how they met, keeping with the theme of the film. The first poster of the Tamil and the dubbed Telugu version of the film were released on 14 February 2015. The theatrical trailer was released subsequently released on 1 March. Main article:The soundtrack and film score were composed by A. The lyrics were written by Vairamuthu whereas wrote the Telugu lyrics for the dubbed version.
The soundtrack album was noted to be 'youthful' with themes. Since plays the role of an old Carnatic singer in the film, there is a tinge of Carnatic music in the film. Ratnam wanted an original soundtrack from Rahman that is contemporary as well as trendy. Rahman's son, sang the track 'Maula Wa Sallim' in Arabic. A first preview of the song 'Mental Manadhil (Male version)' was released on 17 March, while the full song was released as a single on 17 March.
The soundtrack album was released by on 4 April 2015. Release and reception On 8 April 2015, the film was awarded a 'U/A' certificate by the because of some 'adult content' in the film.
The makers then sent the film to the revising committee to acquire a 'U' (Universal) certificate, but the status remained unchanged. A dubbed Telugu version was also developed to be released simultaneously titled OK Bangaram, with actor selected to providing dubbing for Dulquer's character.The film was distributed by in 350 theatres in Tamil Nadu whereas producer 's distributed the Telugu version. O Kadhal Kanmani was released worldwide on 17 April 2015.Critical reception O Kadhal Kanmani received positive reviews from critics upon release, with calling it 'the director's best in recent years' in their initial review round-up.of The Hindu wrote, ' O Kadhal Kanmani is something of a greatest-hits package of ', while also singling out 's performance for praise.
He added 'we’re all going to have our favourite scenes with her' and 'if Mani Ratnam keeps employing actors like her, he may not need to write those zingers anymore.' Anupama Subramanian of wrote, 'After a couple of lackluster flicks, master story teller Mani Ratnam is back with a bang with a feel good complete romantic movie O Kadhal Kanmani.
There are a few overall glitches, nevertheless, watch OKK for its fresh approach and feel-good entertainment it offers.' She awarded the film 3 stars out of 5.
Reviewing for, Latha Srinivasan stated, ' O Kadhal Kanmani celebrates romance, an emotion that is as old as creation itself (remember Adam and Eve?). Mani Ratnam is back, with a 21st century love story that will charm you.' Udhav Naig of said 'Ratnam has made a film that will not only resonate with audiences across India but has also truly retained the Tamil flavor'. Naig called it is as one of those films in which everything seems to have come together: music, acting, editing and the cinematography. The critical review board of Behindwoods gave the film 3.25 stars out of 5 stating, 'Okay, moral of the story – One fine morning, Mani Ratnam got up and decided to make something special for all young people out there.
He then makes OK Kanmani, and in style'.Critics based at stated, 'The premise is simple, the story is focused. Technically OK Kanmani is superior as both AR Rahman and PC Sreeram have given their career best work for Mani Ratnam as the master craftsman himself is in tremendous form. O Kadhal Kanmani is definitely above a notch compared to the mediocre cinema we have been subjected to lately.' Sudhish Kamath wrote, 'OK Kanmani is unfortunately that Uncle who makes you believe that marriage is the answer to your conflict of living in without any expectations from each other.' Haricharan Pudipeddi for said that the film is a refreshing take on romance and relationship. This is his best work in years and this magical spell won't be forgotten easily.
By throwing the spotlight on modern India's idea of romance, Ratnam has also succeeded in making us root for an older couple madly in love in O Kadhal Kanmani.' Karthik Keramalu of stated that the film is a love letter to the audience. He went on to call the film as, 'Mani Ratnam's timely reflection of our society' which mustn't be missed.
He rated the film 5 out of 5. Prakash of wrote, 'Mani delves into the plot of live-in relationship, but he has chosen not to go overboard, given the sensitivity of the subject, especially in his part of the world.
The screenplay, though a bit implausible at places, flows steadily, carrying the touches of the master filmmaker.' Writing for M. Suganth said, 'The filmmaker shows that his touch is in tact and he can still make a romance come alive on screen.'
The film was rated 3.5 out of 5 by him. Stated, 'By throwing the spotlight on modern India’s idea of romance, Ratnam has also succeeded in making us root for an older couple madly in love in “O Kadhal Kanmani”.' Saraswathi of gave the film 3.5 out of 5 stars claiming that it has, 'director's trademark, unique narrative style, realistic characters, and excellent performances coupled with great music and stunning visuals'. Box office made the film at a cost of ₹6 crores and upon release, it immediately became a profitable venture for producers and distributors, amassing ₹14.73 crore from its Tamil and Telugu dubbed version worldwide, within four days of release.In Tamil Nadu, O Kadhal Kanmani grossed nearly ₹6.30 cr in its first three days, opening at second place behind Kanchana 2 and experienced particular success in multiplexes as expected.O Kadhal Kanmani also did 'exceptional business' overseas, with theatrical rights sold worldwide for ₹2 crore.
The venture managed to gross approximately $714, 000 (₹4.42 crore) from the US market alone, becoming one of the most successful Tamil films of all time in the US, as its acquisition price was very low compared to its business. During the opening weekend, the Tamil version of the film grossed ₹2.76 crs in the USA while the Telugu version grossed a further ₹1.40 crs.
Likewise on the opening weekend in Australia, it grossed ₹50.82 lakhs and in the UK, the film has grossed ₹46.62 lakhs. Trade pundits remarked that the film was a 'trade favourite' in the overseas market and predicted massive profits for the producers. Ten extra screen were added for the second week of the film in the US, and within a week, it became the second highest-grossing Tamil film of 2015, behind. The film subsequently completed its run in the US, finishing at number seven on the all-time list. Similarly in the UK, the film completed a month-long run at the box office, unheralded for a film not featuring an established leading actor. Awards and Nominations CeremonyAwardCategoryNomineeOutcome3rd Behindwoods Gold Medal AwardsBehindwoods Gold Medal AwardsBest ActressNominatedBest Male Playback Singerfor 'Maula Wa Salim'WonBest Choreographerfor 'Parandhu Sella Vaa'NominatedBest CinematographerWonBest DirectorNominatedBest DistributorWonBest EditorWonBest Female Playback Singerfor 'Parandhu Sella Vaa'NominatedBest Lyricistfor 'Malargal Kaetten'NominatedBest Music DirectorNominatedBest Supporting ActressNominatedBest ActressNominatedBest Background ScoreNominatedBest EditorA. Sreekar PrasadNominatedBest LyricistVairamuthu for 'Malargal Kaetten'NominatedBest Music DirectorA.
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Madras Talkies presents O Kadhal Kanmani's First Official Trailer! In theatres April 2015.Starring: Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya MenenDirector: Mani RatnamDirector of Photography: P C SreeramMusic Director: A R RahmanLyricist: VairamuthuEditor: Sreekar PrasadProduction Designer: Sharmishta RoyProducer: Mani RatnamExecutive Producer: Mala ManyanAssociate Producer: R. KrishnanChoreographer: BrindaCostume Designer: Eka LakhaniPublicity Designer: Gopi PrasannaaStills: C.H.BaluOn-air Promos: Bhuvan SrinivasanPRO: NikkilStudio: Madras TalkiesMusic Label - Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.© 2015 Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.Subscribe:Vevo -Like us:Facebook:Follow us:Twitter:G+:Instagram.