POTHEN VAVA Story
Pothen Vava movie tells a family feud between two karas in a village -- One led by Kurisummoottil Mariamma Vakil and other by the Polikkattil family of Vakkachan (Sphadikam George) and his sons. Advocate Kurisummoottil Mariamma (Usha Puthup) who is known for her versatile rhetoric and volatile temper while in court. Vava is the son of Vakillamma and Melpathur Namboothiri, a musician who was forced to make a divorce from the vakkil long back during Vava’s childhood days.
Vava is a proud and arrogant brat who looks after the family farm when he is not engaged in fisticuffs in the neighborhood. Though he is the village bully called Pothu by the villagers, he is as tame as a house cat in front of his mother, and never does anything against her wishes.
Pothen Vava also tells the story of the relationship between the two - an untold relation of a son brought up sans any religion and caste and a powerful but a loving mother who doesn't hold a world other than her Vava.