The Story revolves around 5 principal characters. Cable Raju is a slum dweller who works as a cable operator. He loves Pooja , who is from the upper class of the society. Pooja, however, doesn't know of Raju's financial background and thinks of him to be rich; Saroja is a prostitute in Amalapuram working for Rattamma. She has a best friend Karpooram who is a eunuch. Saroja doesn't like working for Rattamma and plans to run away from there. Her dreams come true when she receives a call from Hyderabad from one of her agents. ; Ramulu is a debt-ridden weaver from Sircilla, He lives with his widowed daughter-in-law, Padma and grandson. Ramulu is desperate to get his grandson educated, being illiterate himself. However he owes money to the local landlord, who takes his grandson away saying that he would be sent to the construction business in the city for 10 years to recover the money; Vivek Chakravarthy is an upcoming rock star in Bengaluru who hails from a family of decorated army officers. His mother wants him to follow the same path but he isn't interested; Raheemuddin Qureshi is a Muslim from Old Basti in Hyderabad. In the past, his wife suffered a miscarriage due to a scuffle between him and a few Ganesh devotees during a religious procession. Unable to bear the loss, he decides to leave the country. However during his farewell party, a police officer comes to his house and arrests his nephews, alleging that they have links with terrorists. The stories of these five characters are interwoven into one.