Pavithra (Shriya) loses her father at an early age. To save her mother from cancer Pavithra takes the desperate step of turning into a prostitute. Pavithra loses her mom after a while, but she continues to lead the same life. She becomes close to the richest businessmen in the city. Meanwhile, Sudarshan (Sai Kumar) is a politician who plans to get his son married to the daughter of the Home Minister. But his son has other plans. He is deeply in love with Pavithra. Sudarshan smells an opportunity here. He decides to accept the alliance of his son with a prostitute in order to gain political mileage. Soon after the wedding, a tragedy strikes Pavithra�s life. She comes to know about Sudarshan�s evil schemes and decides to join active politics. What happens next? That forms the story of �Pavithra�.