Kayamkulam Kochunni was a famous, popular and hit Malayalam tele serial which used air on one of the most popular and leading Malayalam television channel networks Surya TV. The story of Kayamkulam Kochunni is based on the life story and life events of the famous Keralite highwayman of the same name who resided in central Travancore area in the 19th century who used to rob the unnecessarily filthy riches and distributed the wealth among the poor’s much similar to the
Robin Hood style.
He was a devout follower of Islam and has been subjected to much poverty since his younger days and had also faced the atrocities of landlords, moneylenders and the riches which ultimately led him to become a highwayman. At the end though Kayankulam was arrested by the betrayal of a traitor and he finally died in Poojapura central jail in Kerala. He was celebrated as a hero among the local Keralites and there is also a shrine dedicated Kozencherry which said to have been built more than one and a half century before. He is a part of legendary folklores now.
In the mega Malayalam tele serial the role of Kayamkulam Kochunni was essayed by talented actor Prakash B, for which he earned many awards and accolades and the serial also received many appreciations and awards. The details of the Kayamkulam Kochunni serial cast can be found on the sidebar. The Kayamkulam Kochunni serial episodes are still immensely popular among the crowd.