Mappillai Movie is a remake of Super Star Rajini Blockbuster Mapillai. Mappillai is all about the tiffs between the hero and his mother-in-law. The hero(dhanush) will fall in love with the heroine(hansika motwani) and will marry her against the wish of the heroine's mom(Manisha Koirala).
Then a cold-war starts between the mom in-law and the son-in-law and who wins the fight is 'Mappillai'. Vivek handles the comedy part of the movie, music by Manisharma & movie directed by Suraj.