Karthik, an aspiring filmmaker, gets a chance to make a film, but his producer only wants a gangster tale soaked in blood. So, he goes to Madurai to research about Assault Sethu, a fearsome gangster who will not hesitate to murder those who try to even write about him.
Jigarthanda is an upcoming Tamil movie directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The film has Siddharth and Lakshmi Menon in the lead and is being produced by Kathiresan. The supporting cast includes Soodhu Kavvum's Bobby Simha and Karuna, Guru Somasundaram of Aaranya Kaandam and actor-director Pratap Pothen.