Reddy Garu Poyaru is explicitly based on the post-YSR AP politics. The film follows the story of the unprecedented political consequences witnessed in the state, the multitude of scams that have come to light and the war between various media outlets after the death of a particular leader.
An existential fight for political power develops after the untimely demise of a great leader. His own people want to promote themselves, with his death as the investment. Some others also want to make their heyday after his death. The incident that shattered the political pool and its consequences are the premise of Reddy Garu Poyaru.