Paisa directed by Krishnavamsi takes you on a thrill ride through the bilanes of old city in Hyderabad. A never before look at Hyderabad, the movie takes you on guide through Mehboob ki Mehendi (Hyderabad’s very own red light area), Havala centers, sherwani showrooms, bangle manufacturing units, and of course a matrimony market for the Dubai sheikhs where 70+ sheikhs get to buy teenage girls as wives.
Paisa is the story of Prak(c)ash who dreams of making it big. He loves money more than anything in his life. Unknown to him, his neighbor Noor (Catherine Tresa) an unorthodox Muslim girl is head over heels in love with him. Prakash meets Sweety (Siddhika), a minister’s daughter and confesses to Noor that he wants to get married to her. A distraught Noor agrees to get married to an elderly sheik to get her family out of debts. Prakash gate crashes the wedding and rescues Noor and in the mêlée flees in a standing vehicle. Unknown to Prakash, the vehicle contains 50 crores which the minister (Sweety’s father) just received through a hawala transaction for his party fund.