Kannaki is a Malayalam language film. It was released in 2001. It is directed by Jayaraj. It is loosely based on Shakespeare's story of Antony & Cleopatra.
Kannaki revolves around Manickam (Lal) and Choman (Siddique) who are best friends in a local village. Manickam excels in the local game of ‘Cockfight’ and has acquired the mastery of the game and of the bird. Manickam is actually fighting for Choman in his regular cockfights with the Gounder (Manoj K.Jayan).