Emmy Iyerwrote on May 6 2011 12:46PM
Pudhupettai is about Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) who is a poor slum boy runs away from his home after his father, a small time rowdy, kills his mother. Kumar leads a fairly humdrum life on the streets begging for a living until a chance meeting with a gang that sells narcotics. Kumar's life is never the same again.
The gang is ruled by Anbu and his is a totalitarian system where people who oppose him are eliminated without trace. A local politician (Azhagarperumal) supports his clandestine activities.
Kumar encounters Krishnaveni (Sneha) who is a slatternly young women working as a sex worker in a prostitute run by Anbu. Kumar falls for her suave looks, and both gradually are drawn towards each other. Kumar asks Anbu not to force her into such activities and to leave her once for all.
A fight ensues between them and Kumar kills Anbu and becomes the leader of the gang. The remaining part of the movie tells how Kumar establishes himself as a ground-breaking criminal and a henchman for a political party.