The official remake of Amitabh Bachchan's 1973 hit Zanjeer. Vijay is a brutally honest police officer who has been transferred yet again by the system for chasing the corrupt underworld goons. He is in charge of a case where the key eye witness, Mala, has seen a murder by Teja's Gang and refuses to co-operate. Teja is the head of an oil mafia operation and doesn't want Ria alive. Vijay manages to convince Ria to give a statement which makes her perpetrators come after her. The film revolves around Vijay's struggle against the system, his battle against his inner demons and the chase after Teja.