Ramudu, a poor orphan, is raised in a small village surrounded by forest. One day, the village is visited by a politician who brings along his daughter. The boy and girl quickly become friends, and before departing, the girl encourages him to pursue a higher education. The years pass and Ramu is accepted at a college in the city. There, he wins the heart of Madhu, his once childhood sweetheart. Her family disapproves and her mother arranges a marriage with her cousin. Later, Ramu and Madhu flee into the forest, hotly pursued by her angry family...