A young orphaned girl is taken care of by a prostitute, when she grows up; she falls in love with a young man in the village. But, the village head also likes her and tries to separate them; but they fight him and stay together.
The film takes place in a village after which the movie is titled. Revathy leads a cloistered life and does not visit anyone. She is worshipped as a holy lad upon whom the god comes down to give them orders periodically. Revathy was an orphan and is found by Janagaraj, who is a street performer. They go from house to house begging for food. One day a lonely woman, Sulakshana,(a secret prostitute of the village high man) accepts Revathy as her own daughter and janagaraj as her brother, into her own house and provides for them. After 10 years, revathy attains age and some days later finds sulakshan's occupation. She and janagaraj attempt to leave her house, but sulakshana suddenly falls ill and this stops their exit . After Sulakshana's death, Vijaykakumar, the head of the village, tries to take advantage of Revathi. But Revathi keeps dodging him and keeps herself chaste.
Ponnurangam Karthik, the village hero, is a folk singer who performs with his mini troop in nearby village occasionally for festivals. He works as a part-time labour work for Vijayakumar. He initially has a strong crush in love with the daughterKushboo of Valliyuran, rich head of neighboring village and brother-in-law of his boss .The girl cheats him by saying that she too loves her and asks his mm to ask his mother to talk to her father about the matter. But Ponnurangam's mother is beaten by Valliyuran's men and dies in her sleep due to shame. Now Kushboo falls in love with him, but Ponnurangam is so dejected with life. Meanwhile, Vijayakumar arranges marriage of his spoilt son with Valliyuran's daughter to end their feud of 20 years and to incorporate all of their properties under his son. Ponnurangam is asked to perform at Valliyuran's house the night before marriage. During the end of the song, the bride kisses him and professes her love for him which he coldly rejects. There is a fight between the families and marriage is stopped. Next day, Vijayakumar's son and his men fight with Ponnurangam and stab him in the back with a poisoned knife. Revathy takes care of Ponnurangam and love blossoms between them. Ponnurangam plans to make Revathy his wife. Vijayakumar tries to thwart them, by abducting and raping revathy. He kills ponnurangam's brother, But he is mobbed by the villagers and is beaten up. The last scene shows Ponnurangam and Revathy walking away from the camera on a road, together.
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