Somu (Kamal Hassan), a shy and naïve person, meets Reshmi (Laxmi) who has been struck by amnesia and now behaves like a 6-year old. He keeps Reshmi with him and they spend wonderful moments together. Unfortunately she gets cured …
This is a remake of the hugely successful Tamil movie of the same star cast "Moondram Pirai".
Sridevi was nominated for best actress for Filmfare and other State & National awards.
Kamal Hassan in fact won the National award for Best Actor in the original Tamil movie.