Director Ram Gopal Varma is very much interested in sensationalism. Even before the release of the film, for that matter even when the film is on sets, he created a big hype about the film Rakta Charitra and made everyone believe that it is the life history of Paritala Ravi, one of the strong politician of Telugu Desam, who was murdered. But in reality, the film is nothing, but a revenge drama and as was told it is a fictitious story based on real life incidents. But for the cold-blooded violence, the film has nothing to offer on a whole.
Story: Veerabhadraiah (Rajendra Gupta) is a strong politician of Anandapuram and Narasimha Reddy (Kitty) is his close associate, who belonged to a backward community. Unable to digest his close proximity with Veerabhadraiah, Nagamani Reddy (Kota Srinivasa Rao) creates rift between them. Then Nagamani uses Manda (Ashish Vidyarthi) as a weapon to kill Narasimha Reddy.
Narasimha’s younger son Pratap Ravi (Vivek Oberoi) pursues studies in city. He falls in love with Nandini (Radhika Apte) and they both wanted to get married. At this juncture, Pratap comes to know about the murder of his father and reaches the village. How he takes revenge upon the people, who killed his father forms the remaining movie.