'Kadhal Konden' is a psychological thriller that explores the mind of a youth who is mentally and physically abused in his childhood. The lack of a mother's love haunts the protagonist throughout the film as the girl of his infatuation is killed.
Vinod (Dhanush) is a brilliant child at an orphanage run by a Catholic priest (Nagesh).
When admitted to a top university, Vinod leaves the comfort of the orphanage and lives alone in a city for the first time. In college, he is ridiculed for his appearance and manners by all except Divya (Sonia Agarwal), who he eventually falls in love with. Unfortunately, there is competition. And unfortunately for the competition, Vinod is not exactly conventional in dealing with crises.