Sethupathi is based on the professional and personal life of a police officer. How does this film differs from other similar flicks? It’s the characterization of the lead actor and how he balances between being a family man and a ruthless cop. Generally, the life of an upright policeman will have its own set of dramas. One such interesting incident comes with a potential of putting Vijay Sethupathi’s career in jeopardy. How he overcomes this situation forms the crux of Sethupathi.