Shubharathri is based on the real-life story of a family caught in the misfortune brought on by a terrible accident. Muhammad, a self-made, wealthy man is set to go on Haj. His wife cannot join him because of her poor health. Muhammad holds a get together with all his family and relatives before he goes on his pilgrimage.
After the reunion, Muhammad has an encounter at night with a burglar outside his door, whom he hits on the head and leaves unconscious. His life is now entwined with this situation. How things now play out forms the crux of the film. Shubharathri is written and directed by Vyasan K P.