KhattaMeetha is a 2010 satirical comedy film written and directed by Priyadarsan, based on his own 1988 Malayalam blockbuster movie “VellanakuldeNaattil” starring Mohan Lal in the lead. The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Trisha, Urvashi Sharma and Rajpal Yadhav in the main lead.
The movie narrated the story of a young struggling happy go lucky contractor who finds it hard to go around his job with financial constraints and his personal conflicts in a lighter vain.
The movie begins off by showing the slogging days of a road construction contractor who finds it hard to earn a decent living with all sorts of problems coming his way, adding insult to injury, his family too has lost faith in him. Things get worse when the newly appointed Municipal Commissioner turns out to be an ex-girlfriend and ruins his job plans further. The proceedings pick up intensity with a major tragedy revealing many social issues prevailing in our system along with bringing out out the corrupt nature of the protagonist own brothers leading to a chain of conspires and dreads, The rest of the movie deals with his efforts to straight things out with everyone amidst finding back his lost love.
Khatta Meetha did successful business at the time of its release although only garnering moderate reviews.