Kolamaavu Kokila is one of the biggest hits in Lady Superstar Nayanthara's career and it got a very positive reception from the general audience. The film was directed by Nelson Dilipkumar who is currently making Doctor with Sivakarthikeyan. Kolamaavu Kokila was a fun-filled entertainer that had some beautiful emotions and was accepted by the Tamil audience. Yogi Babu's comedies and romance with Nayanthara worked big time and was enjoyed unanimously by everyone. Anirudh Ravichander came out with a very impressive album that made the film popular among the masses. Songs like 'Kalyaana Vayasu', 'Kabiskaba', 'Edhu Varaiyo' were chartbusters.
Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, Kolamaavu Kokila's star cast featured Nayanthara, Yogi Babu, Saranya Ponvannan, RS Shivaji, Hareesh Peradi, Charles Vinoth, Cheenu Mohan, 'Naan Kadavul' Rajendran and others. The film had cinematography by Sivakumar Vijayan and editing by R Nirmal. The film's story deals with Kokila (Nayanthara) who gets involved in a drug racket to earn money to save her mother's life. How does she and her family come out safely from the drug war was told in an entertaining and emotional manner and it struck a chord with the audience.
The latest exciting update is that the film is all set to be remade in Kannada. Yes! Actress Rachita Ram is touted to play the protagonist, reprising Nayanthara's role. RJ turned director Mayuraa Raghavendra of Kannad Gothilla fame will be directing this remake. Talking to Cinema Express, director Mayuraa was quoted as saying, "The talks are just in the initial stages. We are in discussions with Lyca for the remake rights, and it is just a matter of closing the deal. We want everything to get confirmed before making an official announcement, and that's when we will reveal the producers, cast and crew."
It is said that the makers will fine tune the script slightly to suit the taste of the Kannada audience. According to reports, Rachita Ram was highly impressed with the film and that is when she expressed her interest to act in the film's Kannada remake. If things go as per plan, we can expect this film to go on floors by the end of this year. More updates regarding this remake is expected to be known in the coming days. Stay tuned.