Laden with laughs, this family-oriented drama is set against the backdrop of Fort Kochi where Vasco da Gama (Mohanlal), the son of a wrestler named Michael (Saikumar), lives. Vasco and his gang of five – Chandrappan (Siddique), Susheelan (Bijukuttan), Sainu (Manikuttan), Basheer (Jagathy Sreekumar) and cousin Tomichchan (Indrajith) are small-time goondas, involved in petty offences but essentially not evil minded people.
Vasco goes by the nickname Thala (head) since he is the gang leader. Though Michael (Saikumar) rebukes his son time and again for his lifestyle choices, he loves him and has big dreams for him. There is a twist in the tale when a marriage broker contracts a wedding between Vasco and auto-rickshaw driver Latha (Bhavana), the only daughter of Pambu Chakochan (Rajan P. Dev) who is a heavy drinker and a longtime friend of Michael.
Vasco likes Latha, but she pleads with him to tell her father that he does not like her, because she plans to elope with her boyfriend. Overjoyed at having discovered a fellow drinker in Vasco, Chakochan doesn't even let him voice his opinion. Vasco decides to help Latha out, but her plan to elope fails when she discovers that her boyfriend Suni (Suraj Venjaramoodu) is involved in human trafficking. She returns to Vasco.
Later when Vasco, Michael, Chandrappan and Latha travel in her auto-rickshaw, they clash with a gang that has been on the run after stabbing an honest police officer (Vijayaraghavan). Vasco and his father were witnesses to the murder which was committed by Satheesan (Vinayakan) who is the younger brother of a corrupt circle inspector called Natesan (Kalabhavan Mani). Will Vasco finally become responsible enough to let go of his criminal tendencies and ensure that he rescues his family and friends from the dangerous situation that they find themselves in?
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This movie was a blockbuster and became one of the highest grossers of the year, behind Mayavi and Hello. Read More