Raksha belongs to a tribal family of thieves. He attacks a Princess named Kalyani (Leelavathi) and robs her. But Kalyani falls in love with Raksha at first sight and she finds him to be the man of her dreams. At her request, he accompanies her to the palace. The king thanks him for bringing the princess to the palace safely. But, soon, a soldier reveals to the King that Raksha is a robber. The King asks him to change his ways, to which Raksha replies bluntly.