Vijay (Vinod Kumar), the president of a village panchayat, rescues the simple Satheyya (Dasari), from an attack by thieves. Vijay later marries Satheyya’s daughter Lakshmi (Yamuna) against the parental wishes of Kanthamma (Nirmalamma), who wants him to marry his niece Rani (Aishwarya). Vijay also brings his father-in-law to live with him. These decisions anger his brother-in-law Pothuraju (Kota Srinivasa Rao) who plots to discredit Vijay’s family. Lakshmi dies in an accident and Setheyya is driven out of Vijay’s house after Pothuraju accuses the old man of being a womaniser. Vijay finally sees through Pothuraju’s evil designs but not before Satheyya commits suicide. The low-budget melodrama revolves the performance of
Dasari, being directed by the noted filmmaker’s former assistant.