Hori movie is a remake of Malayalam movie Meesamadhavan. A similar subject in Kannada was ‘Sampatthige Savaal’ of Dr Rajakumar, Manjula, Vajramuni and Balakrishna in the 1970’s.
A thief for good cause Krishna (Vinod Prabhakar) is always in a tussle with Doddanna the cruel money lender in the village. Krishna knows how to rob from the house of money lender. On the arrival of Rukmini (Gowri Munjal) the anger against Krishna mount up. Once the cruel cop is posted (played by Adhi Lokesh) the landlord decides to teach a lesson to Krishna. For putting aside Krishna domination the landlord even ready to give his daughter Rukmini to cop. But the cop in the town has a different purpose. His intention is to steal the precious antique piece – idol in the temple.