Aishwarya Dhanush's 3 is an intense-romantic drama, which is youthful yet core. It can also be termed as an urban-centric film that chronicles a couple's three stages of being-in-love. The debutant director has etched a story - with limited characters - keeping the new-age sensibilities in mind and ensured to deliver what the modern-day men love to see on-screen.
The movie, 3 begins on a death note and instantly tells the audience that the movie is not all about regular affair but there is something serious about it. But with in couple of minutes, a flashback takes us to a lively atmosphere where Ram (Dhanush) dressing up to go to college. On the rainy day, he leaves the house on his bike and sees a girl named Janani (Shruti Hassan) repairing her cycle in the middle of the traffic. It does not take much-time for him to fall in love, which makes to do the things what every boy does in the initial stage.
In no time, their love blossoms and after facing some minor hurdles, Ram-Janani ties the knot. The first half of 3 goes like a usual love story, yet giving hints that the story takes a serious turn in the next half. In the second half, the tale takes a shocking twist where it is revealed that Ram is suffering from Bipolar Disorder, a psychological disease. Then, it subject focuses on his struggling to come out of the sufferings. The remaining part is advised to watch on-screen.