Villu is a mere remake of Abbas Mustan's super hit Hindi movie Soldier. So, there is no novelty in the theme and it is goes like this: 'A son seek revenge for his father's murder by a group of villains!' But what makes one watch the film almost for 3 hours is the ingredients and its right mixture by director Prabhu Deva.
Pugal (Vijay) is a happy-go-lucky man. He is on a mission and works hand-in-glove with a cop, Joseph (Manoj K Jayan), who is on the lookout for an international gang led by the dreaded JD (Prakash Raj) who deals in drugs and ammunition (like in Pokkiri!).