Nagabharanam is the Telugu version of latest 2016 Indian Kannada language epic fantasy film Nagarahavu directed by Rohith Kannan and Kodi Ramakrishna, who his directorial debut in Kannada cinema, and produced by Sajid Qureshi. This film stars Diganth and Ramya, a digitally recreated version of deceased legendary super star Dr. Vishnuvardhan will enact the lead role with the film being marketed as his comeback. Gurukiran composed the soundtrack album and background score for the film.
Nagarahaavu starts with a flashback character called Naganika (Ramya) who is a big personality in her city. She and her forefathers have been saving an ancient monument since many 100s of years. Evil Tantrik Kapali (Rajesh Vivek Upadhayay) and his forefathers have been fighting with Naganika`s family since many years to occupy this Lord Shiva Monument.
This time, Kapali kills Naganika and occupies the monument. While dying she takes an oath that she will come back to take revenge by Kapali. In the next birth, Naganika takes birth as Manasa, a snake woman to take revenge.
Kodi Ramakrishna, the director of the film, said that, This is a film where a girl takes revenge in her reincarnation. The story revolves around 120-foot snake of Lord Shiva. The film features nearly one hour of high-end computer graphics and my producers spent over Rs 20 crore on the VFX alone. where the total Budget of the film is 40 crores.