After a tragic assault leads to his mother's death, Ashok becomes a renowned cat burglar called Guru. As the police try -- and fail -- to catch Guru, he uses the wealth he steals to build an orphanage in honor of his mother. But when he falls in love, the past comes back to haunt him in unexpected ways. Kamal Hassan, Sridevi, Muthuraman, Major Chandrakanth and Nambiar star in this Indian drama directed by I.V. Sasi.