"Bangalore Days" is a 2014 Indian Malayalam-language coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Anjali Menon. The film stars an ensemble cast, including Dulquer Salmaan, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Fahadh Faasil, and Parvathy Thiruvothu. The movie revolves around the lives of three cousins who move to Bangalore to pursue their dreams and the challenges they face while navigating their personal and professional lives in the big city.
Here is a detailed description of what fans can expect from "Bangalore Days".
The movie begins with a group of friends meeting up after many years. The friends reminisce about their childhood and their dreams for the future. The story then moves back in time to the lives of three cousins, Divya (Nazriya Nazim), Kuttan (Nivin Pauly), and Arjun (Dulquer Salmaan), who live in different parts of Kerala but are brought together by their shared love for Bangalore.
Divya is a bubbly and outgoing girl who dreams of marrying a handsome prince and living happily ever after. Kuttan is a shy and introverted guy who wants to pursue his passion for photography. Arjun is a brash and confident young man who dreams of becoming a bike racer.
The three cousins move to Bangalore to pursue their dreams. Divya gets married to Das (Fahadh Faasil), a workaholic software engineer who is more interested in his career than in his wife. Kuttan falls in love with the free-spirited air hostess, Meenakshi (Isha Talwar), who encourages him to follow his dreams. Arjun meets his childhood friend, Sarah (Parvathy Thiruvothu), who is now a tomboyish software engineer.
As the film progresses, the three cousins face various challenges in their personal and professional lives. Divya struggles to cope with her husband's neglect and finds solace in her friendship with her cousin Arjun. Kuttan faces opposition from his conservative family, who do not approve of his relationship with Meenakshi. Arjun faces a setback in his racing career and struggles to find direction in his life.
The film explores the themes of love, friendship, family, and the pursuit of happiness in a rapidly changing world.
Cast and Characters:
Dulquer Salmaan as Arjun: Dulquer Salmaan delivers an outstanding performance as Arjun, the brash and confident young man who dreams of becoming a bike racer. His character is complex, with shades of both good and bad. He is charismatic, charming, and rebellious, and his performance captures the essence of a true millennial.
Nivin Pauly as Kuttan: Nivin Pauly plays Kuttan, the shy and introverted guy who wants to pursue his passion for photography. His character is relatable, and his performance is outstanding. He brings depth and nuance to his character and makes the audience root for him.
Nazriya Nazim as Divya: Nazriya Nazim plays Divya, the bubbly and outgoing girl who dreams of marrying a handsome prince and living happily ever after. Her character is sweet and innocent, and Nazriya's performance is charming and endearing.
Fahadh Faasil as Das: Fahadh Faasil plays Das, the workaholic software engineer who is more interested in his career than in his wife. His character is complex, and Fahadh's performance captures the nuances of a man torn between his career and his family.
Parvathy Thiruvothu as Sarah: Parvathy Thiruvothu plays Sarah, Arjun's childhood friend who is now