Ishtam is a 2001 Malayalam film directed by Sibi Malayil starring Dileep and Navya Nair. This was Navya’s first movie.
Ishtam was later remade in Hindi as Mere Baap Pehle Aap by Priyadarshan.
After his mother died five years ago, Pavan (Dileep) lives with his widowed father Krishnankutty Menon (Nedumudi Venu) who is struggling his loneliness. Later Pavan meets Anjana (Navya Nair),who was his old college mate, whose teacher Sridevi is unmarried. It turns out that Krishnankutty Menon and Sridevi(Jayasudha) were actually sweethearts some years back.Pavan,Narayanan(Innocent),Anjana and Pavan’s brother(Sreenivasan) makes a plan and joins them together.Pavan and Anjana also falls in love in between.