Narasimha is dubbed version of tamil super hit movie Padayappa and it is an action drama based movie in which, Narasimha (Rajinikanth) is an engineer. Narasimha returns to his hometown to attend his sister's wedding. His sister's engaged to the son of his maternal uncle. During this happy occasion, Narasimha's father's foster brother demands a share in the family property. But Narasimha's father (Sivaji Ganesan) gives all of the property to him. His family is forced to leave the family's house. Due to this shock, his father dies at sight and his sister's wedding is cancelled because the groom went for money and married his Uncle's daughter. Also, Nilambiri (Ramya Krishnan), the spoilt daughter of his maternal uncle, is in love with him.
Meanwhile, Padayappa finds out that the hill that he owns has granite, and he digs it out and becomes a very famous name in the city as he does a lot of service for the poor. His family, once again, is able to settle down. His sister gets married to an engineer Padayappa hired, and Padayappa maintains his father's position in the village.