Kolappan (Rajeev Anand), who works in a metal manufacturing unit in Chennai, will get a name from his pal early within the morning, informing that his father has handed away. Upon reaching his house, the place he meets his bereaved expensive ones, together with his mom, he’s informed that his father’s physique can’t be taken via the general public highway to the cemetery – as a result of they belong to the decrease caste! Revathy (Sheela), Kolappan’s girlfriend, a metropolis lady, wonders if such practices nonetheless exist in villages, to which the latter shoots again, ‘Did you expect people celebrate their lives together in villages?’
Kolappan, with the assistance of his family and friends members, decides to revolt in opposition to the injustice. The chief of the marginalised folks within the village asks him to take up the matter legally, and he will get justice quickly. However, the police and the higher caste persons are in no temper to permit them to hold the physique via the highway. How the dejected protagonist and his kith and kin face the horrible scenario varieties the remainder of the story.
The film, which appears to have been shot on a shoe-string finances (evident from the documentary model of creating), addresses a related situation in at present’s occasions, and questions the credibility of our legislation and order system. There are situations the place we, as viewers, empathise with the unhappy state of affairs and want for the protagonist to take legislation into his arms, as within the innumerable movies we’ve seen. But because the title Manusangada suggests, that is the story of common human beings who don’t possess tremendous powers, and are left to face their points with none hope. The movie declares solidarity to the sidelined sections of the society and shouts out loud that also they are human beings