This masterfully crafted romantic drama follows the fluctuating fortunes of a young woman, who receives a head injury in an automobile accident and regresses into the intelligence and memory of a six-year-old.
She leaves the hospital unattended and ends up in a brothel. She is rescued by a young man, Somu who takes her to his home in the mountains. Meanwhile, her parents are looking for her, even issuing a police complaint and a newspaper advertisement in their desperation to find their daughter.
Somu devotes himself to caring for her and she leads a blissful existence with him. However, when he takes her for treatment, the police converge on the location. Will her treatment be successful? Will Somu be able to reclaim his relationship with her, or even convince the police of his good intentions?
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Sridevi's brilliant performance as a mentally challenged woman brought her nominations in the Filmfare Best actress award category as well as State awards and National Awards. Kamal's performance in the film's climax won him the National Award in the Tamil original. Read More