One minute in the life of a man can change the way his life shapes up. In one minute, one can take a decision, that can alter the course of his or her life forever. This thought-provoking drama delves into the life of is about a decision taken by the hero in the spur of the moment, the consequences on his life and the life of his dependents and how he goes about resurrecting the life, which he has lost due to that split-second decision.
Siva Rao (Veera Santhanam), is a Thol Pavai puppeteer who travels with his family to villages performing the art for his survival. The family goes through a constant struggle to make ends meet. When they land up in Tirunelveli, a wealthy man Chelladurai (Theodre Baskaran) decides to support the family for his young grandson Jothi (Jai) loves the art and their family. Thamizharasi (newcomer Nandhagi), Siva Rao's vivacious granddaughter is enrolled in a local school, who grows up and works hard to pass out in flying colours in her higher secondary.
Even as she gets admission in an engineering college in Pune, Jothi and Thamizharasi develop affinity for each other. Unable to leave her, Jothi rapes her which changes her life. As a result, Jothi is forced to leave the village by his grandfather, to live with his dad. Jothi returns after a couple of years to see Thamizharasi nowhere. The rest is all about how Jothi travels from pillar to post, desperately trying to find Thamizharasi and seek redemption for his sins.