The story is set in the famous Koyambedu market in Chennai. The movie talks about four adolescent boys (Pasanga team of Kishore, Sree Raam, Pandi and Murugesh) whose life revolves around the wholesale vegetable and fruit market, situated in Chennai, the largest of its kind in Asia.
The five orphans grow up doing menial jobs and lead a carefree existence. Their world revolves only around this market; they do not have any other identity. The boys are mentored by Aatchi (Sujatha), a wholesale vegetable vendor who is like a mother to them. They become friends with her daughter, who encourages them to achieve success at some activity, that will gain them a sense of identity and respect in the world.
They pay heed to her advice and start a food-mess that becomes an instant success. However, when problems arise due to the brother of the local mobster, things turn ugly. Will these young survivors find a solution to their problems? Will they succeed in keeping their identity and societal respect they have worked so hard to gain?