The story runs on two tracks.
One is that of Chandra Bose alias Chandru (Kamal Haasan), a
small-time broker outside the RTO (Road Transport Office)
who gets people licences etc., by accepting bribes. He is
supported in this work by Subbiah (Goundamani). Paneerselvam
(Senthil) plays an officer in the RTO who has conflicts with
Subbiah. Aishwarya (Manisha Koirala) and Chandru are in love
with each other.
Sapna (Urmila Matondkar) is the daughter of Gandhikrishna,
an ofiicer in RTO. Her father promises to get Chandru a job
of being a brake inspector in the RTO, if he runs errands
for them. He agrees to work for them, and soon he becomes a
The other track is of Senapathy, alias Indian.. [More]