Mukham Mootikal tells the story is of the present day society, represented by two brothers Gangatharan nair and Prabhakaran nair,in their 90's and 80's.
Elder brother loved 'Kathakali' and forgot even to marry.The younger brother as a drama artist contributed everything to promote his drama career. And now, his children Meenakshi and Vishnu struggle for their survival. The future for them is horrible
Young Sadashivan a left minded private college teacher loved Meenakshi and promissed her a merital life, But her hopes and dreams shattered by prevailing anarchy; a horrible system that we faced today. He was succumbed to his political fate. The tregdy of Meenakshi goes on, till she attains a glorious life at her doorstep.