This evocative tale is a love story in which a young maiden, Mayil (Sridevi), has fantasies about marrying a fashionable urban youth. When a sophisticated and city-bred veterinarian comes into their village, she is totally enamoured by him and dreams of marrying him. However, his intentions are not pure and he betrays her.
The brokenhearted Mayil faces further woes when her mother also passes away, forcing her to marry her distant cousin, Sappani (Kamalahasan) a simpleton who is treated extremely poorly by society. How will Mayil come to terms with her shattered dreams and stark reality? Things get worse for her when she is pursued by the local bully Parattayan (Rajnikant). What fate awaits Mayil and what will Sappani role be in her life?
Did you know?
Tamil producer Rajkannu was a lorry driver by profession. He had an ambition to make at least one film in his lifetime! When Bharathiraja said he can make a film with four and half lakhs, Rajkannu agreed and started the film, but the film was not finished within the planned budget, and he had to sell off his lorry in order to complete the film. However, as the film reached its completion, no one seemed to come forward to release the film, and the producer was forced to release the movie himself with six prints. Read More