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|Directed by||P. Padmarajan|
|Produced by||Prem Prakash|
|Written by||P. Padmarajan
|Cinematography||Shaji N. Karun|
|Edited by||Madhu Kainakari|
|Distributed by||Prakash Movietone|
Koodevide? (English: Whither Your Nest?) is a 1983 Malayalam drama film written and directed by P. Padmarajan, starring Mammootty, Suhasini and Rahman who makes his debut. The plot of the film is loosely based on a Tamil novel by Vasanthi.
Alice (Suhasini) is a teacher at a boarding school in Ooty. A prodigal and unruly son of a Member of Parliament Xavier Puthooran, Ravi Puthooran (Rahman) joins the school in Alice's class. Alice manages to mentor him into a good student. Alice's boyfriend Captain Thomas (Mammootty) feels intensely jealous of the attention Alice shows upon Ravi Puthooran. He kills the boy apparently by an accident but later surrenders to the police, leaving Alice frustrated in all aspects of her life.
Awards and recognitions
Koodevide? won several State awards and also was selected to Indian Panorama. Rahman won Kerala State Film Award for Best Second actor and Sukumari for Best Second actress (1983). The film also won the award for Best Film with popular appeal and aesthetic value. Rahman after this debut film went ahead to become the dream boy of Malayalam film in the 1980s.
- Suhasini as Alice
- Mammootty as Captain Thomas
- Rahman as Ravi Puthooran
- Jose Prakash as Xavier Puthooran
- Manian Pillai Raju as Shankar
- Prem Prakash as Captain George
- Sukumari as Susan
- Devi as Daisy
- Kottayam Santha
- Anjali Naidu as Rajamma
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|Ponnurukum Pookkalam||S. Janaki||4:22|
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