Sreekumar (Jayasurya), son of an idealistic political activist Achukoodam Madhavettan (M. R. Gopakumar), is determined to get a doctorate in Linguistics. Although mired in poverty, he works hard on his thesis. But his thesis gets rejected leading him to quit studying and look for a job. His friend, Sneha (Remya Nambeesan), helps him get a job at a pig farm. When he opposes some unhealthy practices at his workplace, he is relegated to a menial job at the pig sty, eventually, the travails that he has to undergo shatter his youthful idealism.