Neelaganda Shasthri (Saaru Hasan) has a daughter Vaithegi (Amala)
and a son Shankaran (Mater Dhaasarathi). He is very much orthodox. Balu Devar (Sathyaraj)
is a great man, an activist of the village who has a son called Shankara Pandi
Shankara Pandi falls in lve with Vaithegi but Neelaganda Shasthri knowing this
affair arranges his daughter's marriage with someone else, Vaithegi escapes and
makes everyone beleive that she' dead. Meanwhile Neelaganda Shasthiri and
Shankara Pandi die accidentally. Balu Devar adopts Shankaran and brings him up.
After knowing that Shankara Pandi and her fater have died. Vaithegi comes to
take back his brother Shankaran. The village people were surprised and oppose
her arrival as they thought that she's dead. What happens thereafter. forms rest
of the story.