There is a sentiment in the Telugu film industry that all the second films of the debutant directors would be a flop. Most of the films that came up in Telugu film industry proved this sentiment as true. However, Boyapati Sreenu, who made his debut in Bhadra with Raviteja as hero proved a hit director in the first film. Damocles' sword is hanging on his neck, when he got an opportunity to direct Venkatesh for Thulasi as it was his second film. But Boyapati Sreenu wins over the sentiment, with the support by music director, cinematographer, action choreographers, and the technical crew as a whole.
Parvataneni Tulasiram in Tulasi (Venkatesh) is a native of Palnadu region. As his region is well-known for factional feuds, his father Dasaratha Ramayya (Vijayakumar) keeps him away in Hyderabad and get him educated and makes him an architect. Once he goes to an abroad trip, where he comes across Vasundhara (Nayanatara) and loses his heart. He marries her and they continue to lead a happy life. When Vasu turns pregnant, Tulasi takes her to their native place to share the happy moments with the entire family.