Embedded with charged emotion, this offbeat relationship drama delves into the loves and losses in the life of Shivaraman (Mohanlal) is a once-brilliant advocate whose life has deteriorated rapidly due to his alcoholism.
While most of his regular clients have abandoned him long ago, he has one faithful follower in the form of Chandy (Jagathi Sreekumar). Whenever Shivaraman gets into one of his drunken brawls, it is Chandy who rescues him.
Through flashbacks it is revealed that the reason for Shivaraman's depression and alcoholism is extremely valid. He was in love with Priya (Samvrutha Sunil), a beautiful and sincere young woman. But, his father and brother weren't happy about it. They come up with a very cruel way of ending the relationship. They lock Shivaraman in a room on the day Shivaraman and Priya had decided to elope. Priya, unaware of this happening waits for Shivaraman. A group of gangsters see Priya waiting late into the night, and proceed to sexually assault and murder her.
Will Shivaraman ever find a reason to overcome his trauma and let go of his addiction? Can one phone call provide him with a reason to return to his old self and embark upon a path towards redemption?
Did you know?
After its success at the box office, this movie was remade in Telugu as 'Naa style Veru' with Rajasekhar and in Kannada as 'Manjunatha BA LLB' with Jaggesh playing the male lead. Read More