There was a time when Vittalacharya was a force to reckon with. He used to make movies with magicians, demons, beautiful princesses and handsome princes who would rescue these princesses. Damarukam takes us back to that day and age. And it does so brilliantly, once we are willing to accept the premise.
The story of the flick revolves around Andhakasura, a rakshasa who went into hibernation aeons ago with an aim to come out at an opportune time. That time comes now, with the birth of a girl Maheswari (Anushka). Maheswari is born with the grace of goddess Parvati.