Familiar Strangers (Indian Arranged Marriage...
There are so many stereotypes when it comes to love and marriage. Arrange marriages are loveless; they make the most boring "how I met my spouse" stories; it usually involves forceful behavior on the parents' side; etc.
Both Jaivant and Ananda grew up as NRI's in England and USA, respectively. Even though they spent most of their time with their American and British friends, they grew up as Indians in foreign lands by eating the food and speaking the language. Though brought up similarly, Jaivant and Ananda couldn't be more different. Jaivant is usually reserved but serves as the life of the party; Ananda's effervescence flickers brightly in a room yet she feels light headed at social gatherings. Jaivant enjoys the dating scene (unlike his family and most of Indian society) however, doesn't believe in the embellishments created by movies and books; Ananda lives off of romantic novels and movies yet has never enjoyed the casual dating and flings her generation evidently thrives in. Nevertheless, these difference were basically nugatory after they had met for the first time on a rainy typical Kerala night.
Their journey is supposed to be swift sailing, which is the point of an arranged marriage. But then again, what great romances are?