This family oriented social drama delightfully depicts the twists and turns in the life of Omanakkuttan (Dileep) a carefree young man who lives with his parents and younger sister. Aimless and lazy, he is disinterested in educating himself and as he grows up into a young man remains too lazy to hold down a job,
At the age of 22, Omanakuttan is invited to attend the wedding of his friend Sudi's (Krishna Prasad) sister. Went the arranged marriage gets cancelled due to the unreasonable dowry demands of the groom's family, the soft-hearted Omanakuttan offers to marry her, in order to save her life from ruin.
Due to his irresponsible and immature nature, his whole family, especially his father Govindan (Thilakan) are shocked by this sudden turn of events. However, he takes the young married couple under his wing, giving them permission to continue to stay with the family.
Then, in another fateful twist, Omanakuttan's young wife becomes pregnant, angering Govindan beyond control. He summarily throws them out, forcing Omanakuttan to grow up, start earning and take responsibility for his family. Will he succeed in providing food, clothing and shelter for his family?