Mariyadhai is a 2009 Indian drama. It takes place in a small village. The story is about a respected landowner named Annamalai and his son Raja. When Raja graduates from college with a degree in agriculture, he tries to grow dates on some of his father's land but fails to make money. A wealthy industrialist steps in and offers to buy the land as a site for a factory, but both father and son are against this idea. Then, a beautiful young woman who shows romantic interest in Raja enters the picture.