It seems like movies on education and its reforms have become a favourite subject for Indian filmmakers of late. In the recent times, all the major film industries of India have produced movies related to our education system. Vijay's Nanban is a classic example of it. Now, M Anbazhagan's Saattai is the latest movie on the same subject.
The story of the film is about a teacher, who is unhappy with our education system, facing hurdles on his way when he tries to change the things forever. Dayalan (Samuthirakani) is a newly appointed teacher of a school in village. When he lands in the school, the situation raises a lot of questions on him and pushes him to bring in some changes.