Kattathe Kilikkoodu

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Kattathe Kilikkoodu
Directed by Bharathan
Produced by P. V. Gangadharan
Written by

Nedumudi Venu story

T. Damodaran Screenplay
Starring Bharath Gopi
Music by Johnson
Edited by N. P. Suresh
Release date
  • 23 December 1983 (1983-12-23)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Kattathe Kilikkoodu (English: A Nest in the Wind) is a 1983 Malayalam film directed by Bharathan.[1][2][3] The film was remade in Tamil as Oonjaladum Uravugal. Actor Nedumudi Venu wrote the story based on his English Professor whom was nick named Shakespeare Pilla



Prof. 'Shakespeare' Krishna Pillai leads a very happy family life. His loving wife Sarada is a homemaker and they are blessed with three daughters and one son. Their neighbour is Indira Thampi, an unmarried woman with a failed love affair during her college days. Her niece, Asha Thampi lives with her to attend college.

Asha's good friend Unnikrishnan, is the sports coach of her college team and is also a family friend of Prof. Krishna Pillai. Asha attends special classes taken by Prof. Krishna Pillai at his house. Unnikrishnan shares likeness to music with Sarada and this makes them vibe very well. Asha misinterprets this as likeness for each other. Unnikrishnan gets irritated because of Asha's immature behaviour.

Disheartened Asha pretends to be in love with Prof. Krishna Pillai as a revenge to Unnikrishnan. Professor was initially hesitant but slowly starts liking her. He starts going out with her to night clubs and this worries Sarda. She informs about this to Indira and she in turn scolds Asha. In retaliation, Asha leaves from Indira's house but she has no where else to go. She takes help of professor and he gets her admitted to YWCA hostel.

All this while, Asha makes it a point to avoid Unnikrishnan and he feels terrible and insulted because of that. While at YWCA hostel, he barges into her room when she informs through the matron that she doesn't want to see him. He asks her repeatedly about her relationship with the professor but she doesn't give him any clear reply. Unnikrishnan tells Sarda about Asha and her immaturity.

The professor starts distancing from Sarda and this makes her confront him one day in front of their children. Furious, the professor leaves from home and takes a room in a hotel. He calls his family and talks to the children but hesitates to talk to Sarda. He is in a great dilemma whether to live with his family or Asha. Next day, he gets Asha to his hotel room and tries to get intimate with her. She gets uncomfortable at this and tries to pull her hands from his. At this moment Unnikrishnan arrives and confronts Asha and beats her repeatedly and she finally reveals the truth about her affair with professor. She hugs Unnikrishnan in front of professor, making him totally heart broken.

Out of shame, professor drinks heavily on the beach in his car. Unnikrishnan spots him and brings him to his home. After getting rid of hangover, he happily reunites with his wife and kids.


The music was composed by Johnson and lyrics was written by Kavalam Narayana Panicker.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Gopike nin viral S Janaki Kavalam Narayana Panicker
2 Koovaram kilikkoodu Sujatha Mohan, KP Brahmanandan, Sherin Peters, PV Sherin Kavalam Narayana Panicker
3 Nira nirakkoottil K. J. Yesudas, Sujatha Mohan Kavalam Narayana Panicker



  1. ^ "Kaattathe Kilikkoodu". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 2014-10-19. 
  2. ^ "Kaattathe Kilikkoodu". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 2014-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Kaattathe Kilikkoodu". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2014-10-19. 

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