Tollywood actor Ravi Teja's "Balupu" has won positive reviews from critics, despite the film being termed as a stereotypical pot boiler.
Directed by Gopichand Malineni, "Balupu" is a commercial cinema which has all the key elements that one would expect from a Ravi Teja film - action, punch dialogues, romance, comedy and songs.
Ravi (Ravi Teja) is a bank recovery agent and lives with his father Prakash Raj. His father wants Ravi to get married and is on the lookout for a bride. On the other hand, heroine Shruti (Shruti Haasan) and her uncle Crazy Mohan (Brahmanandam) victimise teenage guys in the name of love.
Ravi Teja's friend (played by Rajesh) is one of Shruti's victims. Ravi wants to avenge for his friend's loss of money and plans to dupe the duo. In the process, Shruti and Ravi fall in love with each other. Shruti is already engaged to Sesh Adivi. But Shruti's father played by Nassar agrees to get her married to Ravi.
In parallel track, Poorna (Ashutosh Rana) is on the hunt for two people named Shankar and Nanaji. With the entry of Poorna, shocking truths about Ravi and his father are revealed. The father-son duo has a violent past. The second half of the film takes us to the flashback scenes which also involves Anjali. What is the truth about the Ravi and his father? What role does Anjali have? All these are answered as the film progresses towards the end.