The movie revolves around two characters Poovarasu and Muthupechi. Poovarasu is an orphan who moves to different places with his goat herds. Muthupechi lives with her grandmother, father and uncle Sevalai. Sevalai is a conceited person and wants to marry Muthupechi. Muthupechi and Poovarasu fall in love with each other. Coming to hear of this, Sevalai restricts Muthupechi from meeting Poovarasu. The rest of the story unfolds when Poovarasu and Muthupechi try to elope from the village with the help of their friends.