This Psychological Drama dwells deep into the fathomless recesses of the mind to explore the mystery and complexity of human passions. Set in a remote hamlet adjacent to a Dam site in the High Ranges of Kerala, the film tells the story of a handful of rustic characters whose lives are calm and serene on the surface, but runs ddeep like the waters on which they depend for their livelihood.
Choonda (Manoj K Jayan), the foster child of an aged couple in the village is admired by everyone for his extraordinary skill in catching fish from the river and dam site. Though dumb by birth, Choonda is also a star player in the Kabadi team of the village that has won many a laurel in the local tournaments. He falls in love with Thamara (Swetha Menon) the bewitching beauty of the neighboring village. As her name (lotus) suggest out of the dirt. She is as enigmatic as nature itself. She witnesses her mother, who was the village harlot being murdered in a gang rape. Left all alone in the wide world she tries to fend for herself and struggles to remain virtuous. Her beauty however is her curse. There is not a man in the village, young or old, who doesn`t secretly covet her body. Choonda too tries to woo her. Forced by circumstances Thamara chooses to throw her lot with Choonda and elopes with him to his village. their peaceful life is thrown out of gear when Sasikuttan (Bala) reaches the village as the captain of a Kabadi team for a match with Choonda and his men. Though they start off as rivals, Choonda recognizes Sasi as his long lost brother. The siblings unite and Sasi decides to stay back in the village. He falls in love with Muth, the daughter of the foster parents of Choonda. Life flows smooth like a calm river. But then, things take a totally unexpected turn.
The plot thickness as the life of Thamara, Sasi, Muth and that of the whole village, gets caught in an entangled web of intertwining passions of love and lust, trust and betrayal, and the primeval struggle for existence against all odds