Kunjoottan is an innocent young man living in a remote village. He is the only heir to his rich, aristocratic parents, Thamburan and Kunjulakshmi. He cannot stand his overprotective father, who is concerned about his son because he had a bad dream about his son's death. Ramachandran, a childhood friend is back from town with colorful stories about city life. He is in urgent need of money to pay his debts from a failed business. He tricks Kunjoottan into stealing money from his father's safe so that they can run away and enjoy life in the city.