My Boss is a 2012 Malayalam romantic comedy film directed by Jeethu Joseph, starring Dileep and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles and Mukesh in a cameo appearance. It is the third film by Jeethu Joseph. The film is produced by East Coast Vijayan under the banner of East Coast Communications. It was filmed in Bombay and various locales in Kerala.
The movie is a rip off the 2009 Hollywood film The Proposal. The film is set in the backdrop of IT Industry. Dileep appears as a young software engineer working in Bombay and who aspires to migrate to a foreign country while Mamta plays the role of his boss.
Manu Varma (Dileep) lands in Bombay to join an IT firm as executive assistant to Priya Nair (Mamta Mohandas). He has a B Tech degree but no work experience. He is obviously over-qualified for the job and when asked about it he says it’s because of family issues. Manu’s boss Priya is a witch of a woman, an Australian citizen. She abuses her subordinates verbally and pulls them up for the slightest mistake. Manu Varma works his heart out for three months under his cruel boss. Manu Varma is ably supported by an ‘all in one’ errand boy, Ali. Manu gets his chance to hit back at his boss when she has visa issues and is expecting a promotion to company head.
Priya cooks up a story that she is having an affair with Manu and they will soon be married. They have to act the part convincingly.Then Manu meets the rival of Priya – Mathew who is fighting for the same promotion coveted by Priya. To take revenge on Priya, Manu joins hands with Mathew and agrees to keep Priya away from the office for 40 days.Therefore, Manu convinces Priya that she has to come to Kerala to meet his family so that if any further investigations take place the investigators will be convinced by Manu’s family’s statement. Manu takes his bride-to-be to his home in Kerala. There it is revealed that he is super rich with a palatial home and acres of farmland, a loving mother and doting grandmother. He had left home because he had issues with his father played by Saikumar, who was against Manu seeking a job and wanting to migrate to a western country.Gradually,Manu tries to make the family accept Priya by making her do many odd tasks thus taking revenge on Priya also. But, finally Priya softens and both fall in love with each other. Complications arise when Matthew enters the picture, and the rest of the film follows how they battle all obstacles and finally get married.