This multilayered family drama evocatively depicts the trials and travails in the life of Pappettan, a conscientious and compassionate man, who takes complete responsibility for his family's welfare and business.
When a modern and wealthy prospective groom, Shashi comes forward to marry Pappettan's younger sister, Ammu, Pappettan is overjoyed, but his happiness is short lived. His lawyer tells him that the prospective groom is involved in unethical and criminal practices. Will Pappettan be able to ensure that Ammu is happily married to the man of her choice? Who will Pappettan's choice of bride be? What is the price he will have to pay for living a life of strong values?