Kolamavu Kokila Story
Director: Nelson Dilipkumar
Cast: Nayanthara as Kokila, Saranya Ponnavan as Kokila's mother, Yogi Babu as Sekar, R. S. Sivaji as Kokila's father, Saravanan as Inspector Guru, and Harish Peradi as Bhai.
Kolamavu Kokila is the story of a daughter who has to take a drastic step in order to save her mother, and in turn, her family. Kokila is a young lady who helps her mother run the family. She has to work in order to feed her lower-middle-class family where the father is a security guard and there is a younger college-going sister. Her wimp of a father is of no use and she has to work in order to make ends meet.
Kokila one day discovers that her mother has cancer. She needs treatment or else, she has only three months of life. As a young working woman from such a background, the men in authority try to exploit her. When Kokila asks for a salary hike, she is asked for special favors. When she is facing discrimination because of gender, Kokila thinks, what happens to her sister if there is no moral support? And she needs her mother to survive the deadly fate. For that, she needs Rs. 15 lakhs.
Kokila runs from one source of help to the other in order to make the huge amount of money. At long last, she takes the drastic decision of drug peddling, and there is no looking back. What fate is in offering for Kokila and how she saves her mother, and how she comes out of the vicious circle of drug mafia form the rest of the story.
Kolamavu Kokila is commented upon by the critics as a star vehicle for lady superstar Nayanthara. The slick direction and top-notch performances by Nayanthara, Saranya Ponnavan, and Yogi Babu received great applause. Kolamavu Kokila turned out to be a blockbuster at the box office. It ended up as the highest grossing female-centric film in Tamil language.
Kolamavu Kokila Trailer