The film is about Shobha, young Tamil woman, who lives in Kolkata with her husband Sekhar, a reporter for a daily newspaper. She is grappling with unknown tensions in her four year long marriage which leads to her form a complex relationship with her new neighbour Manohar, a middle-aged reclusive Tamil man, who has a mysterious past of his own. Meanwhile, Sekhar, unknown to Shobha, is drawn to his fellow reporter, Divya, a forthright Bengali girl who is open about what she wants in life. Soon, in this quadrangular tangle of lives, secrets are revealed that make Shobha decide on making a change. Set in the fascinating city of Kolkata, the film tries to explore themes such as guilt, redemption and female sexuality in the context of an Indian marriage.
The story begins with Kunjidhapadam (Aravindan) who comes from a small place to the city for an interview and he manages to find place to stay with his distant relative Subramanyam who is actually a defaulter on loans taken on interest. He is absconding but then leaves his key at a secret place. Kunjidhapadam takes the key and stays and he also manages to get a job. On the other hand, there is Angel (Charmy Kaur) who grows as an orphan and works with a mineral water company. She doesn’t have a place to stay so she locates those houses without occupants and stays there for a night and gets going in the morning. One such instance gets her to Kunjidhapadam’s house. All this apart, there are two dons Pavadai (Kota Srinivasa Rao) and Vembuli (Jayaprakash) who are out to kill each other and Vembuli is successful in killing Pavadai’s son. So he vows to kill Vembuli’s son by the 12th day ceremony of his son. A twist of fate occurs and Pavadai’s goons mistake Kunjidhapadam to be Subrahmanyam and get him to take money. Kunjidhapadam gives an idea to kill Vembuli’s son and he is given a 16-day deadline to kill else Pavadai threatens to kill him
Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu
Rambabu (Pawan Kalyan) owns a garage and is a mechanic. But he is a different young man who is sensitive to injustice and doesn’t hesitate to take action as a responsible citizen. Soon, his actions catch the attention of media person Ganga (Tamannah) who brings him to the news channel she works for and gets him a job as journalist. Meanwhile, Rana (Prakash Raj) is an aspiring chief minister and his father (Kota) is an opposition party leader. Both keep hatching plots to bring down the government. Few situations lead Rana to clash with Rambabu. What happens from there forms the rest of the story.
Murphy “Barfi” Johnson (Ranbir Kapoor) is an optimistic , street-wise, charming young man who was born deaf to a Nepali couple in Darjeeling. His mother died when he was a baby and his father raised him alone while working as a chauffeur. Barfi is known as a troublemaker – he cuts lampposts, plays practical jokes on innocent people, and is chased by Sudhanshu Dutta (Saurabh Shukla), a local police officer. Barfi meets Shruti Ghosh (Ileana D’Cruz), who has just arrived in Darjeeling; she is engaged to Ranjeet Sengupta (Jisshu Sengupta) and is due to get married in three months, and Barfi is immediately smitten with Shruti. She also falls in love with Barfi but her mother dissuades her from pursuing him because he could not take care of her with his disabilities and lack of money. Shruti takes her mother’s advice, gets married, and moves to Kolkata, breaking all contact with Barfi.
Bharat has paranoid schizophrenia however it is revealed only in the end. In the first half he is a good Samaritan, a real estate guy who helps people from land grabbing mafia. In the second half however he is shown killing Dr Srinivasa Iyengar (Nasser), a police inspector Mahesh Deshpande and a minister.
Two buddies Venkatramakrishnan and Sevalkodi Senthil set out in search of their long lost friend Panchavan Parivendan aka Pari. They have a nerd Srivatsan for company and through intermittent flashbacks we are told that Pari, a bright, yet free-spirited student, who through his charisma is able to convince his two friends to think for themselves, follow their heart and take challenges with a positive attitude chanting his mantra: all is well. Pari wants to change the education system and often lock horns with Professor Virumandi Santhanam the Principal whose says: “Life is a race – Run Run Run”. He wins the heart of Virumandi’s daughter Riya and the film is about his journey.
The film is about a person who suffers from a neurological condition that results in partial retrograde amnesia and delusions due to a head injury and his subsequent recovery thanks to a kind girl and her psychiatrist father.
The film opens to Gautham Prabhakar (Vijay) searching all around Pondicherry in vain for a girl named Gayathri. He encounters a group of friends headed by Hema (Shalini) and requests their help in locating Gayathri, who appears to be Gautham’s lover. The group members are initially hostile to him but eventually decide to help him after Gautham pursues them aggressively and Hema realises that he may be suffering from a neurological condition resulting in amnesia and delusions. Hema’s father Dr. Rajashekar (Raghuvaran) is a psychiatrist who discovers Gautham’s real condition and the dangers it poses.
MSG The Messenger
Guruji (Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh) is a spiritual leader who has a huge follower base. He has accepted the challenge of eradicating social evils including drugs and gender-related issues that have been prevailing in the society. Those with vested interests and apathetic towards the welfare of the society are now disturbed as there’s someone who has taken control of the situation. They conspire to kill him.