Evocative and provocative, this insightful family drama revolves around Advocate RK Chowdary (N.T. Rama Rao), an honest and sincere man, who has dedicated his life to justice. He was once the prosecutor for a murder case which was defended by advocate Kailasam (Rao Gopal Rao). Kailasam is also a business partner and chief advisor to Papa Rao (Satyanarayana) who is a smuggler and a gangster. Chowdary won the case and Ranga Rao (again Satyanarayana), Papa Rao's twin brother, was sentenced to death. From then on, Papa Rao swore revenge on Chowdary.
Chowdary has a happy family, his wife Janaki (Jayanthi), son Raja (Sridhar), who is a police officer, daughter-in-law Lata (Rajyalakshmi), and daughter Lakshmi (Mucharlla Aruna). The only thing that worries Chowdary is that his daughter is mute and can't get a good match.
After some time RK Chowdary becomes Chief Justice at the High Court. His success hurts Kailasam a lot, because he can’t become a judge, and he develops enmity against Chowdary.
A young and smart looking guy Ramu (again N. T. Rama Rao) who looks like Chowdary is a motor mechanic and a race car driver. Ramu loves Rekha (Sridevi) daughter of Kailasam. Ramu enters into a life of crime and works for Papa Rao because Ramu's life ambition is to construct a house for his mother Radha (Sharada) who is in prison for the past 14 years for the crime which she had done.
Papa Rao and Kailasam make a plan for revenge against Chowdary. So they arrange a criminal Gopal (Raja) who is in their acolyte to marry Chowdary’s daughter, Lakshmi to keep Chowdary in their grip. However, Chowdary doesn’t surrender to them so Gopal leaves Lakshmi.
One day when Kailasam comes to known that Justice Chowdary is Ramu’s father, he and Papa Rao make another plan and tell Ramu that Chowdary had cheated his mother. This angers Ramu who then decides to take revenge against Chowdary. so he changes get-up like Chowdary and traps Chowdary’s son Raja into a murder case which reaches Chowdary’s court and Chowdary gives judgment of life imprisonment to his son.
A suspicious Chowdary then starts making enquiries about what actually has happened and comes to know that Ramu is his own son. Meanwhile, Radha, Ramu's mother and Chowdary's one-time girlfriend is released from prison.
She comes to know what has happened through Chowdary and tells the truth to Ramu that she herself went away from Chowdary’s life to make his marriage with Janaki possible. Ramu realizes his mistake. Meanwhile, Kailasam is double-crossed by Papa Rao and is placed under custody. Can Chowdary protect his family members from Papa Rao's machinations?