Krishna Gopalakrishna movie revolves around Gopalakrishnan (Balachandra Menon) who is an elderly, rich, physically and emotionally shattered man lands up in 'Mukthy', an ashram run by a swamiji (Lal). While there, he hires a young girl Gayathri (Geethu Mohandas) who writes down his autobiography, as he narrates it.
Therein starts a journey into Gopalakrishnan's past. Right from his childhood,he begins to live life not as he wishes, but according to the wishes, whims and desires of others - ranging from his father in his childhood to his wife Bhama (Indraja) and sons in later years. Thus, his dream remains unfulfilled and he spoils his own life.