Shem The Penman Sings Again deals creatively with the relationship between James Joyce and the renowned Irish tenor John McCormack. It examines Joyce's love of music and song through the Earwicker Twins in Finnegans Wake, Shem the Penman and Shaun the Post, thereby shedding light on Joyce's final difficult novel.
The movie deals with how Radio mama (Visu) solves the family related problems in the other household's where he newly moves in by staging events and setting numerous scenes with all of it resulting in happy ending before moving on to the next neighbourhood. The movie is about role of women in then's society. The problems include: Dowry, Ill treatment of in-laws by Daughter-in-law, Alcoholism in slums and his own family's apathy to his surroundings and society at large.