In this globe-scattered Sri Lankan family, we speak only of two kinds of marriage. The first is the Arranged Marriage. The second is the Love Marriage.
Yalini has spent her youth caught between he secrets and traditions of her Sri lankan ancestors, and the lure of the modern world. Confronted with her dying uncle – a former Tamil Tiger – she is compelled to trace her family’s roots through . the stories of their marriages.
As she travels through the troubled histories of her Tamil relatives, her uncle’s demise and her cousin’s politically fuelled nuptials edge closer – and she discovers that in the tradition of her family, she too must-decide where she stands …