Burfi tells the love story of a Mangalore youth and a Punjabi Kudi. Diganth plays the role of Santhosh, the Mangalore youth who falls in love with a Punjabi girl Khushi (Bhama) through a matrimonial website. The duo fall in love without even seeing each other. Santhosh soon comes to know that Khushi's roots originate from Karnataka, and that she has only settled in Punjab. This makes him fall deeper in love with her.
Santhosh then gets a chance to work abroad. Before leaving, he goes to Punjab and meets Khushi's family. Just when everything is smooth, Santosh disappears mysteriously. Discovering where he has gone and why forms the crux of the movie.