Manorama Six Feet Under is about a novice detective, in a small town who finds himself enmeshed in a deep conspiracy of murder, secrets and greed.
Satyaveer Singh Randhawa or SV (Abhay Deol) is a government engineer but his real calling has always been writing detective fiction. Unfortunately, his maiden attempt, a novel called Manorama,was not successful.
Stifled by the dreariness of small town existence and frustrated by his failure, SV's life takes a turn when the wife of a powerful local politician arrives at his doorstep with an irresistible offer; the chance for SV to play a real life detective by spying on her husband. Intrigued and tempted by the opportunity to redeem his self worth, SV accepts.
Upon completion of his assignment, things take a turn when SV discovers that the woman had not revealed her true identity. Soonafter, she is killed in a mysterious accident.
SV begins investigating her death only to discover the intricate web of lies, greed and deceit.