The story revolves around a Kathakali artiste and his son Bharathan. The movie then unfolds through the life of Bharathan and how circumstances have compelled him to transform himself to Varadan. Revenge is the main theme of the movie.
Thilakan, Siddique, Dhanya Mary Varghese and others also play key roles in the movie. The speciality of the movie lies in the three different backdrops used in the movie – Fort Kochi, a village in Ottapalam and Malaysia. The movie will also focus on the slums in Malaysia.
Nayakan, the big budget movie by Lijo Pellisherry, the son of Jose Pellisherry has Indrajith as the hero in the movie. Indrajith who is all excited about this movie cannot control his happiness and expresses it clearly, “ I have acted in about 44 movies in Malayalam, but this is one movie where my talent as an actor has been exploited. I have been waiting for this movie, in fact I have been waiting for the past seven years for this character.