Cast: Ram Charan as Chitti Babu, Samantha as Ramalakshmi, Aadhi Pinisetty as Kumar abu, Jagapathi Babu as Phanindra Bhupathi aka President Garu, Anasuya Bharadwaj as Rangammatta, Naresh as Koteswara Rao (Chitti Babu and Kumar Babu's father), and Prakash Raj as MLA Dakshinamurthy.
Rangasthalam is the story of a village set in the 1980s. The village Rangasthalam is any generic South Indian village. That brought universality to this intense drama populated by rugged and rustic characters. Rangasthalam is ruled with an invisible iron fist by the president, who is always the President Garu to the people. They have long forgotten the name of the president. Every now and then few people raise their voice against the president and met their end.
Chitti Babu is a local youngster with a happy go lucky attitude. He waters the village fiends with a motor. Chitti Babu has a hearing problem, but that never comes in the way of his happiness. Chitti Babu falls in love with the village belle, Ramalakshmi. Chitti Babu is protective towards his family. His elder brother, Kumar Babu returns to the village from Dubai.
Due to various situations, Chitti Babu has to fight the right-hand men of the president garu. This leads to a big fight with the president and Chitti Babu is taken into the custody. The local MLA helps Kumar Babu to bring Chitti Babu out of the police station and during the same time Kumar Babu files a nomination for the president election.
Chitti Babu and Kumar Babu go to the house of the president and calls him with his name Phanindra Bhupathi, the first time in a long long time that the president is addressed by his name. Now, how does Kumar Babu contest against the president garu, and if he is able to bring change, and how Chitti Babu helps his brother, and how does the president react to the challenge forms the crux of this gripping tale.