Poove Unakkaga (Tamil: பூவே உனக்காக) is a 1996 Tamil romantic film starring Joseph Vijay in the lead role. It was the first blockbuster in Vijay's career and a major breakthrough. The film was remade in Telugu as Subhakankshalu (1997), in Kannada as Ee Hrudaya Ninagagi (1997) and in Hindi as Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002) Nagesh and Nambiar have been best friends since college and so have their children, Jaiganesh and Vasudevan. Jaiganesh's family members are Christians while Malaysia Vasudevan's are Hindu. Jaiganesh's son is Lawrence and Malaysia Vasudevan's daughter is Nandhini Anju Aravind. Robert, Jaiganesh's brother, and Janaki, Malaysia Vasudevan's sister, fall in love with each other. Against their families' wishes, they elope. Ever since then, the two families hate each other. 25 years later, Nandhini and Lawrence fall in love with each other, but are afraid of their families' opposition.