Kshetram has generated the interest as it sports a hit pair – Jagapathi Babu and Priyamani. The other interesting factor is the subject – God. The makers of the film has not publicized much and sent out a feeling that the film was something similar to films like Arundathi and Chandramukhi. Let us see how the film has finally turned out to be.
The story is about the idols of lord Penchalamma Narasimha Swamy. The descendants of Sri Krishnadevaraya are the hereditary trustees of the temple. However, the idols are shifted to a nearby hill and the temple has no idols. The people in the neighboring 45 villages want the idols installed back in the temple as they are facing several hardships due to the idols not being installed back in the temple.
Narasimha Rayulu (Jagapathi Babu) and Naga Penchalamma (Priyamani) decide to install the idols back in the temple. However Narasimha Rayulu’s efforts are stalled by Kota and his son Adithya Menon. They are the evil uncle and cousin of Narasimha Rayulu and eye the property of the lord that is in trust being handled by Narasimha Rayulu. So, Kota and co. kill Narasimha Rayulu. Penchalamma is also killed.