This complex tale revolves around Mathukutty, a seemingly happy-go-lucky street musician. He becomes friendly with Kannan, a schoolteacher, who works at the local government higher secondary School.
In order to help Mathukutty, Kannan devises a plan to employ Mathukutty at the school, by having him pretend to be a qualified band master for his school band, which leads them to tell many lies and have problems in keeping the act up. Is Mathukutty just a simple street musician? What is his true identity and family lineage?