This historical Kannada film revolves around Sangoli Rayanna, an active freedom fighter from Karnataka in India. Till his death, he fought against the British. He was the chief of the army in the kingdom of Kittur which was ruled by Kittur Rani Chennamma. This Rs. 29 crore film is one of the highest budget Kannada films made.
The film stars Darshan Thoogudeep, Jayaprada and Nikita Thukral in leading roles. Naganna has directed it and Anand Appugol has produced it.