5 Sundarikal is a 2013 Malayalam romantic anthology film. It contains five short stories on love about five types of women. The stories are directed by Shyju Khalid, Sameer Thahir, Aashiq Abu, Amal Neerad and Anwar Rasheed, and feature an ensemble cast. The film was produced by Amal Neerad Productions. The music directors are Gopi Sundar, Bijibal, Prashant Pillai and Yakzan Gary Pereira. The film reached theatres on 21 June. A promo song by popular Kochi-based rock band Black Letters was also released.
The featurette Sethulakshmi is an adaptation of M. Mukundan’s short story Photo while Kullande Bharya is based on a Chinese story, The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband by Feng Jicai. Nivin Pauly plays a character in Second story Isha.
Two strangers, Isha (Isha Sharvani) and Jinu (Nivin Pauly) meet in a house for a similar cause in a New Year eve. The two have a conversation and then a series of twists and turns happen.