Umesh (Nivin Pauly), an untroubled Engineering student hailing from Thalassery. When 42 failed papers stands on his way to graduate, he decides to try his luck in movie industry to haul money and fame. His childhood friends Shaji (Aju Varghese) and Thankaprasad aka Thankamma (Neeraj Madhav) encourages him to make a short film which ends up in vain. So he sets out to Chennai to meet the well acclaimed filmmaker Gautham Menon. Aboard the train he fortuitously meets his neighbourhood crush Daisy (Manjima Mohan) and captures a selfie covertly with Daisy in his background. This evokes a chain reaction of mix-ups and what follows is a laughter roller-coaster ride.
The cast also includes Vineeth Sreenivasan, Bhagath Manuel, Vijayaraghavan, Sreelakshmi, P.Sukumar and many other talented artists.
Oru Vadakkan Selfie is the directorial debut of G.Prajith and all-rounder of Malayalam movie industry Vineeth Sreenivasan penned the screenplay for him. Jomon T. John is the director of photography and film features original soundtracks composed by Shaan Rahman. Vinod Shoranur produced the movie under the banner of Cast n Crew.