This evocative romantic drama revolves around Seenu, an honest and hard-working artist, who relocates to the city in search of work. After a great deal of struggle, he finds work painting banners.
Shwetha (Twinkle Khanna) is a U.S. citizen, who loves India and its culture and stays with her relatives to learn Bharatanatyam. She is a soft natured, loving girl who loves to help people in distress but cannot stand it if anyone lies or cheats.
Initially, when these two meet, she mistakes Seenu to be mute and pities him. In an attempt to help him, Swetha interacts with Seenu on a regular basis and over a period of time, their friendship blossoms into love. At first, Seenu just goes along with Swetha's wrong assumption, but soon it becomes too late for him disclose the truth, as he fears losing Swetha.
Despite all his weak efforts to reveal the truth, Swetha comes to know of his sham by herself and begins to hate him. However, at the end, she realizes Seenu's true intentions for acting as a mute and forgives him. However at the climax, when Swetha asks Seenu to speak to her, he keeps silent because he had asked a doctor to cut his tongue so that he could be the man Swetha had come to love.