Roja (Madhoo) is a village girl, born and brought up in Sundarapandianpuram in Tirunelveli district in Southern Tamil Nadu. She prays that the handsome suitor and top cryptologist Rishi Kumar (Arvind Swamy), arriving in the village soon, accepts a proposal to get married to her sister. It soon emerges that Roja's sister is in love with another, and to everyone's surprise Rishi requests Roja's hand in marriage. Being unaware of her sister's love affair, Roja is not willing to accept Rishi's proposal as she believes that he is the best match for her sister. But due to her parent's pressure, she gets married to Rishi, and the couple move out of the village to live in Madras. Initially Roja is angry with Rishi for rejecting her sister but when she comes to know that it was her sister's own wish to marry her love rejecting Rishi, she apologizes and starts to fall in love with Rishi. Working for the Indian Government, Rishi is assigned a posting at an army communications center in Kashmir. Being accompanied by Roja, her world gets shattered when Rishi is abducted by the terrorists from Pakistan who are fighting for Kashmir. And are demanding the release of their terrorist leader Wasim Khan(shiva) from prison, held by Indian military forces. Roja pleads with politicians and the military for help, but it all goes in vain. then Rishi tries to run from the clutches of Liaqat (pankaj kapoor) and how the Indian governmnent fights over terrorism is the story that highlights into depth.