This intense family-oriented drama revolves around the struggles and upheavals in a family. An ordinary man Dharmalingam (the elder Kamal Haasan) vacationing in Ooty with his family, is framed for murder by a criminal named Chelladurai (R.S Manohar) and imprisoned for several years. His wife, son Mohan (the younger Kamal Haasan) and daughter (Seema) are shattered and scattered by the ensuing chaos and end up permanently separated from each other.
Several years later, the vengeful Dharmalingam returns to confront Chelladurai, as the secretive Sankarlal and also desperately is on the lookout for his lost family. Chelladurai has meanwhile kidnapped Hema (Sridevi) for ransom and Mohan is deputed by Hema's father to rescue her. This results in Dharmalingam and Mohan locking horns in their fight against their common enemy Chelladurai. Will Dharmalingam and Mohan come to know of their true relationship? How will they avenge the injustices of the past?
Did you know?
This film was initially planned to be directed by TN Balu, He is the director for the famous Tamil films 'Uyarndhavargal' and 'Sattam En Kayil'. Unfortunately TN Balu died before completing the filming. So Kamal Haasan himself directed and completed this film, in his first attempt at direction. Read More