Using a multi-strand narrative, debutant director Charles weaves a heart-warming tale with Azhagu Kutti Chellam. The central strand involves a bunch of enthusiastic school kids who try to stage a play, for which the need a real baby, to help their principal (Suresh) secure financing for their school. One of the boys, Murugu, is from an orphanage nearby, where their childless teacher (Vinodhini) hopes to adopt a baby. For Jayan, the divorce of his parents is looming ahead. Their Sri Lankan Tamil friend, Dileepan's uncle and aunt are grieving over the loss of their child in the civil war. Meanwhi... read the rest.