Faisi wants to go to UK to become a professional chef but circumstances force him to assist his grandfather in a small restaurant in Kozhikode city, changing his outlook on life forever.


Anwar Rasheed


Anjali Menon
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dulquer Salmaan ... Feyzee
Thilakan ... Kareem
Siddique ... Abdul Razaq
Nithya Menen ... Shahana
Mammukoya ... Ummar
Jinu Joseph ... Beachbay GM
V. Jayaprakash ... Narayanan Krishnan (as Jayaprakash)
Maniyanpilla Raju ... Chef Babu
Bhagath Baby Manuel ... Kaya Team
Sreenath Bhasi ... Kaya Team
Littil Swayamp ... Kaya Team
Joseph Chakola Joseph Chakola ... Kaya Team (as Joseph Chakkola)
Kunchan ... Abdullah (as Kunjan)
Jishnu ... Mehroof
Prem Prakash ... Bank Manager

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An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life. Written by Pedantic Pundit

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Director Anwar Rasheed and screenwriter Anjali Menon first met on the sets of Kerala Cafe on April 2009. During lunchtime, Anjali asked "where is this biryani from?", to which Anwar answered with the name of the hotel. See more »


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Food is complete only with Love!
3 February 2015 | by jkjustinkumarSee all my reviews

When the I saw the saw the first scene, I judged this movie to be another commercial movie. But everything changed in the mid way. I learned that Food is not just about filling the stomach but also filling your heart....

I don't understand how he got girl! how the orthodox family accepted her to marry a cook...But still the Love is very different.

The next thing that is remarkable is their Display of culture. I never saw these kinds of Dishes before (have to appreciate the Story writer's knowledge of culture and food).

This a complete movie and a movie worthy of spending the time!

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Release Date:

29 June 2012 (India) See more »

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Отель 'Устад' See more »

Filming Locations:

Kozhikodu, Kerala, India See more »


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Dolby Digital | DTS



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2.35 : 1
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