The film revolves around the tussle between Edathala Mathai, who presides over his village and impedes the Government from seizing his land for cultivation, and Gopan, to whom he leases the land. Gopan has been called in to even out the illegal land issue of Mathai. There is even a battalion who works for the social interest of the village. B Unnikrishnan has directed the film. Mohanlal stars as Gopan, Ar Rahman has done the music for the film. The film has been designed as a Mohanlal vanity project, his character a mix of many previous characters that he has essayed.