Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Oomai Kuyil (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Y.G. Mahendran, Poornima Jayaram, Aruna
Veedu (1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A dramatic-story depicting the difficulties of a lower middle class family trying to build a new house.

Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Archana, M.A. Chokkalinga Bhagavathar, Bhanuchander
Moodupani (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A successful businessman develops a hatred towards women as a result of his troubled childhood, which involved the separation of his parents owing to his father's affection towards a prostitute.

Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Prathap Pothen, Shobha, Malasia Bhaskar
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Arun (Ramesh Arvind), bored of his wife's (Leelavathi) looks and weighty appearance, meets Priya and develops an affair with her. But his wife has other plans.

Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Ramesh Aravind, Kovai Sarala
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A young woman regresses to childhood after suffering a head injury in a car crash. Lost, she ends up trapped at a brothel before being rescued by a lonely school teacher who falls in love with her.

Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Poornam Vishwanathan
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Balu Mahendra
Stars: Prashanth, Vinodhini
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan
Mohan Mohan
Shobha Shobha
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Kannada

Release Date:

7 October 1977 (India) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Super Hit Kannada Film starring Kamal Haasan.
16 November 2008 | by RG VRSee all my reviews

This Kannada film which was produced in 1977 in Bangalore India has got the award for best screenplay from the State Government of Karnataka, has won the Indian President's award for best photography in Black and White for the year 1977, this film was screened in the International Film Festival of India then known as FILMOTSAVA78 in Chennai India.

"Kokila" was not only a hit film in its original State of Karnataka but also was a super hit in Tamil Nadu Madras in particular, that too in its original language Kannada without being dubbed to Tamil,In 1980 this film "KOKILA" Kannada has run for more than 140 days in Madras the capital city of Tamil Nadu,this record is yet to be broken by any other Kannada film for the past 28 years.

Even today Kamal Haasan fan's are chatting and talking about this film on internet and are eagerly waiting to see this film if it is once again released in theater's.

The Tamil daily news paper "Daily Thanthi" the number one daily news paper in Tamil Nadu, has written about this film "KOKILA" as one of the landmark film's of Kamal Haasan in its column "Varalatru Chuvadugal".

Kamal Haasan the hero of this film "Kokila" is an All India Cinema star who is popularly known as "Universal Hero" has acted in 6 Indian language films such as Tamil,Telugu,Malayalam,Kannada,Bengali and Hindi.In his latest film "Dasavatharam" he has acted in 10 different roles.

Balu Mahendra who has directed "KOKILA" has also handled the Story,Screenplay,Cinematography of this film.Balu Mahendra who was a ace cinematographer was given the maiden venture to Director this film.

Mr.Madhan Cartoonist and film critic has mention as I like this film in the daily "The Hindu" and has also mentioned that youngsters of today should be given an opportunity to see "Kokila".

This was the first movie for Mohan who later became a popular star in Tamil cinema many of which were silver jubilee hits like "Payanangal Mudivadhila". Rojaramani one of the two heroine's became a popular heroine in Tamil,Telugu industry her son Tarun is a top star in Telugu film Industry. Shoba who played the title role won best actress award from the President of India for here performance in Tamil movie "Pasi".


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed