Eela movie story revolves around three thieves Father (Doddanna) and his two adopted sons Sudeep and Rockline Venkatesh. As the boys grow up, they Learn all the tricks of theft and all three flourish in their 'business'. But they decide to reform and earn their living by hard work. So, they buy an old truck and travel in it to a far away place.
Unfortunately, the truck breaks down in the middle of a forest; there, they take shelter in the house of Vaibhavi and her father. Soon they understand the troubles that Vaibhavi has to undergo from the village head. These tough guys take things in their own hands and solve the issue, much to the dismay of the village head. The three jolly ex-thieves settle down in the village and begin cultivation.
One day, Ramanna meets the village head's beautiful daughter and falls for her. With a twist in the tale, he marries her without her father's knowledge. A surprise awaits the audience in the climax scene at the marriage hall. And as in most love stories, Eela ends by showing the lovers united.