Mythology is probably one of the most favorite subjects for commercial filmmakers, and serpentine mythology seems to be their most preferred theme. Nagulamma is the latest movie in this category. The movie has enough in it for the devout among the audience with numerous references to goddesses.
Rajni (Pruthvi), a rich owner of an estate, falls in love with his servant Nagulamma (Maheshwari). Veeranna (Arun Pandian), a snake charmer and Nagulumma's maternal uncle, is hell bent up on marrying her. A snake takes the form of Nagullamma and romances with Rajni. This creates some confusion in the beginning and further leads to misunderstanding between the lovers.
Chaitu, Rajni's sister, with the help of a sage, learns that her brother was a snake in his previous birth and died without quenching his partner's thirst for love. To satiate its love the snake has taken the form of Nagulamma, since she is the key to gain Rajni's love.
The sage further tells that the moment Rajni makes love to the snake he would die. Since the sages face the obligation to solve every problem to give the film a happy ending, he gives a flute, which, when played, would reduce the snake to an ordinary one and hence would be harmless. But the person playing the flute would die. So just before things go out of hand, Veeranna plays the flute and ends up sacrificing his life to unite Nagulamma with Rajni.
Ramya Krishna makes a brief appearance as the snake-goddess. Compared to usual Telugu movies, this one is of a short duration. With only a couple of songs, there isn't much of music either. Like in the usual serpentine movies there is nothing new to watch, but still it would appeal to the regular womenfolk and the kids.