Magadheera story at a glance
Magadheera is the story of a bike racer Harsha who falls in love with Indu (Kajal Agarwal). Indu's father (Surya) is fighting a legal battle to get back their ancestral Udaighad castle. His nephew (Dev Gil) eyes Indu, kills his uncle, and puts the blame on Harsha. The story then moves to 400 years back in which Harsha is Kalabhairava (Ram Charan), a bodyguard to Udaigahd's princess Mitravinda (Kajal Agarwal). On the other hand, the king's nephew, Billa (Dev Gil) wants to take over the kingdom and marry the princess. The rest of the story is what happens between them and how they meet in their next birth.
When SS Rajamouli announced a high budget movie in Telugu, that too with a one film old hero, everyone was startled at his confidence and at the same time expressed doubts. After the release - Magadheera with its theme, technical values, sets and direction proved as the highest standards of filmmaking in Telugu cinema. The movie became a blockbuster hit and is the biggest hit in Tollywood till date.