The film begins with a farmer Kunnimuthu, going to the police station to lodge a complaint. The constable chases him out after he realises that Kunnimuthu had come to file a report of missing a pair of bulls, Karuppan and Vellaiyan. The bulls, are like children for him and his wife, Veerayi. Veerayi's father gifted the bulls during their wedding four years prior. Since then, the cows have been like their children, and the couple care for them more than their lives. Kunnimuthu's friend, Manthini looks for the bulls along with him but to no avail.
Once, reporter Narmadha comes to the village to file a documentary and Manthini helps her. In the process, he finds Kunnimuthu being charged for trying to steal bulls, when in reality, he was searching for his bulls. Narmadha rescues him and learns of it. She decides to help them with her channel. Kunnimuthu reveals that the bulls went missing the night he shamed a minister on stage. The minister had borrowed the bulls, staging it to be give as gifts for farmers. When the minister's men beat the bulls to bring them onstage, Kunnimuthu attacks the minister and brings the bulls away, in the process revealing that the presentation ceremony was not true. Narmadha realizes that the minister had his men abducted the bulls. She sensationalizes the issue and it gets total Tamil Nadu media coverage. The minister panics when he finds out that the bulls were sold.
He comes to the village to make peace with Kunnimuthu, offering him a new pair of cows, only to be insulted by Veerayi. Soon, the sensation wears off, and the village goes back to normal. Narmadha, though, continues helping them. She finds out that not only the bulls are missing, but also the facilities in the village. The government had made it look like the village was funded to build ponds and schools, when in reality, nothing happened. Narmadha makes YouTube videos and gets in touch with a lawyer who belonged to the village. He helps her file a case in high court to make sure the government does its job. Kunnimuthu, while travelling, finds his bulls. He brings them back to his village to find out that the construction work for ponds and other facilities are happening. The family has an emotional reunion with Karuppan and Vellaiyan.