In a remote village near Madurai, what begins as a soft romance between a poor young boy Marimuthu and a young girl, who comes to the village soon takes a turn. Marimuthu along with his childhood friends Ayyappan, Sekar, Murthy, Appu Kuttu and Pandi yearn and crave to win a kabbadi tournament. Their Vennila Kabbadi Kuzhu is popular for they never managed to win a tournament. They manage to find themselves by chance in a State-level tournament where they are considered to bow out in the very first round. But the bunch of young men, who share different thoughts and ideas, with the help of Souda Muthu, a professional kabbadi coach, emerge winner. But the story doesn't end like that for there are more surprises that are thrown.