Indrans portrays the role of an ardent Marxist named Ramankutty, who works in an estate in the high range for daily wages. Despite the constant financial crisis in his family consisting of his wife Janaky (Lakshmi Sharma) and three children (Ganapathy, Kannan and Drishya), Ramankutty has a great concern for his political party and its activities.
When the party announces a strike against Ramankutty's estate management, Ramankutty is forced to lead the fight against the management. The strike continues for days, leaving his family in misery and starvation. The film then revolves around Ramankutty's struggles in the party as well as his family.
Apart from Indrans, the movie has Mukesh, Kalabhavan Mani, Lalu Alex, Jagathi Sreekumar, Innocent, Sai Kumar, Anoop Chandran, Mamukoya and Bindu Panikar in major roles. Mukesh dons the role of a member in the Human Rights Commission. Jaison J. Nair scores music for lyrics written by Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma. K.P. Nambiathiri wields the camera.