Samba is a 2004 Telugu action masala film directed by V.V. Vinayak. The movie stars Jr. NTR, Bhoomika Chawla, Genelia D’Souza, and Prakash Raj. The movie deals with how important education is to kids. It was a hit at the box-office. The film was later remade into Kannada as Mandya, with Darshan in 2006. Later it was dubbed in Hindi with same title.
Dharmayya Naidu (Vijayakumar) is an underworld kingpin who lost his wife because he is uneducated. Hence, he wants to felicitate education in his seema area by constructing schools. He realizes that the quarry he owns has good quality granite deposits. Samba (NTR Jr.) is Dharmayya Naidu’s son. Pasupathi (Prakash Raj) is Dharmayya Naidu’s son-in-law. Pasupathi plays the game in such a way that Dharmayya Naidu is forced to give granite quarry as a dowry to Pasupathi’s family, due to which Dharmayya Naidu’s daughter commits suicide. When Samba comes to know the reason behind his sister’s suicide, he occupies the quarry and kills Pasupathi’s brothers. Pasupathi kills everybody in Samba’s house in retaliation.
Samba and his nemesis Pasupathi take shelter in Kanchi and Amritsir respectively as police ban them from entering AP for a year. Samba settles as a saree manufacturer and trader in Kanchi (Tamil Nadu). The rest of the story is all about how he returns to Seema and takes vengeance against Pasupathi and then starts serving in educational field.