Engeyum Kadhal (English: Love is Everywhere) is a 2011 Tamil romantic drama film written and directed by Prabhu Deva that stars Jayam Ravi and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. Featuring music by Harris Jayaraj, it was produced by Kalpathi S. Agoram and released on 6 May 2011 to mixed reviews. The story revolves around a girl living in France who falls in love with a boy coming from India.
Engeyum Kadhal is set in France and Italy. Kamal (Jayam Ravi), a young billionaire, doesn’t believe in love. He works hard for 11 months and takes a month’s break from all the work related commitments. Celloist Kayalvizhi (Kayal for short or Lolita for Kamal) (Hansika Motwani) believes in true love and is highly fascinated with Indian culture. Then she sees Kamal one day and it is love at first sight for her, but before she can follow him he gets into his car and goes away. Her father Rajasekhar (Suman) runs a small detective agency in France and Kayal often reads her father’s case files for interesting stories. One day, Rajasekhar gets a new client (Manoj Pahwa) who wants to know about his girlfriend’s mystery man. After a brief investigation, Rajasekhar finds that his client’s girl friend is dating Kamal. Sonu gets angry and decides to kill Kamal. Kayal overhears the conversation and deciding to save them, rushes to their hotel. Sonu has sent some men to kill Kamal and he is on his way there. When Kayal reaches Kamal’s room she finds the door locked from inside. Without knowing what to do Kayal tries to get inside through the balcony. When she was about to enter she hears a gunshot and faints in the balcony. By this time sonu’s girlfriend has escaped from there. Just when Kamal is about to win the fight Sonu enters the room and threatens Kamal with a gun. Then he searches for his girlfriend he can’t find her, instead he find Kayal in the balcony. Then he thinks that Rajasekar has made a mistake and apologizes to Kamal. Understanding that Kayal has saved him, he tries to get to know her better during their incidental meetings and even though Kayal tries to resist she cannot. Kamal leaves Paris for some board meetings and Kayal is heart broken. When he returns he doesn’t remember her immediately even though she has been waiting for him. Kayal tries to make Kamal love her by pretending to have many boyfriends. Kamal does get a bit jealous and he decides to get a detective to know everything about her and her possible boyfriends. Initially the detective he chooses is Rajasekar Kayal’s dad. Kamal doesn’t know Kayal’s name, but he says about all her fake boyfriends. Rajasekar realizes that the girl’s boyfriends’ names are same as the names of the people in his case files realizes that Kamal is actually inquiring about his daughter, Kayal as only she has seen them. He tells Kamal about it and asks him to leave his daughter as he always does when someone falls in love with him. Kamal agrees and tells Kayal that he will be leaving for Germany and that he doesn’t know when he will return. Kayal is heartbroken. Kamal tries to forget her but find that he cannot as he realizes that he too loves her. So he returns to Paris and finds her. But Kayal is angry with him and walks away. Kamal runs after her saying that he is in love with her and will never leave her and they will be together thereafter.
Directed by Prabhudeva
Produced by Kalpathi S. Aghoram, Kalpathi S. Ganesh & Kalpathi S. Suresh
Story by A. C. Mugil, Ravi Chakravarthy, Jayakannan & Premsai
Based on Love in the Afternoon by Billy Wilder & I. A. L. Diamond
Starring Jayam Ravi, Hansika Motwani
Music by Harris Jayaraj
Cinematography Nirav Shah & Soundararajan
Edited by Anthony
Production AGS Entertainment
Distributed by Sun Pictures
Release date 6 May 2011
Running time 125 minutes