Balachandra comes to the town of Hallikote for studies. His college lecturer makes a strong impression on Balu and his group with his revolutionary ideas and his disdain for tradition and values. Balachandra is in love with an innocent young girl Rukmini. The lecturer advises Balu not to value love and sentiments in life which makes Balu cheat the girl he loved. Later he moves on to become a revolutionary unmarried college lecturer. In the college he is exposed by a well meaning lady lecturer Pavithra who makes him understand his mistakes.