Tootsie, revolves around Michael Dorsey, played by Dustin Hoffman. Dorsey is an unsuccessful actor for a long time and in order to raise funds for a friend’s play, he disguises himself as a woman called Dorothy Michaels in a daytime drama and gains instant recognition thereafter. However he plunges himself in the role so deep that he becomes an inspiration for several women.
In the process, Michael falls hopelessly in love with another woman in the movie and simultaneously a man falls in love with Dorothy Michaels, the character. Torn in this dilemma, what ensues next is a complete surprise in this comical drama.