The film tracks the relationship between a Brahmin youth, Karthik (Dulquer Salmaan) and a Christian girl Riya (Malavika Mohanan).
Karthi and Riya, who believe in two different religions, fall in love. They elope to Ooty fearing that their family will not accept their relationship but return after a while.
Movie : Pattom Pole (Like a Kite)
Year : 2013
Banner : Carlton Films
Cast : Dulquer Salmaan, Malavika Mohanan, Archana Kavi, Anoop Menon, Shradha Gokul, Jayaprakash, Lalu Alex
Music : M. Jayachandran
Lyrics : Santhosh Verma, Annamalai
Story-Screenplay : Girish Kumar
Dialogues : Girish Kumar
Direction : Alagappan N
Producer : Karunakaran Kanhangad
Genre : Romance Drama
Runtime : 122 min
Release Date : 11 October 2013
- Anamorphic Widescreen Enhanced (16:9) DVD
- English Subtitles
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
- DVD Text
- Jacket Picture
- NTSC - All Regions
- Interactive Menus of Songs & Scenes for Easy Access
Karthi- a Tamil Hindu Brahmin boy (Dulquer Salmaan) and Riya- a Christian girl (Malavika Mohanan) elope one early morning to Ooty, fearing that the elders in the family will not accept their inter-religious relationship. They return to their respective homes after a couple of days after having a fight. They convince their family members that they hate each other and vow never to see each other again. But their fathers plan to reunite them thinking that they have broken due to immaturedness and ego problems. Riya's father is a friend of Karthi's father. Riya's family [without Riya] visit Karthi's home and invite them to Riya's marriage.
Meanwhile, both Riya and Karthi join in the same company to work. Due to losses in the company caused by Riya, she is expelled from her job. Soon after Karthi meet Riya and they express love for each other and decide to elope in a houseboat. However they are caught by their fathers .Karthi's father hands them a marriage invitation which reads " RIYA and KARTHIK". The movie ends as they both thank and hug their fathers. The film ends as they walk through their home happily.