M Sasikumar, who shot to fame with superhit Subramaniapuram, is known for making critically-acclaimed movies. His most of the movies, be it his directorial movie or acted films, are subject-driven than commercial potboilers. So, his films often generate curiosity among audience. Now, the director-turned-actor is acting in Sundarapandian, directed by Prabhakaran, where he has played the title role.
Like some of his earlier movies, the backdrop of Sundarapandian is Madurai. The unemployed hero is a big fan of Rajinikanth and a kind-hearted man too. He is willing to put himself in trouble for his friends. sundarapandian's life will be running smoothly before his decides to help his friend played by Inigo Prabhakaran. Archana (Lakshmi Menon), who is loved by his friend, starts liking him and it is followed by the death of his friend. How their love progresses and the faces of friendship-betrayal form the crux of the remaining story.