Bodhadharma is a real character who was basically a king of Pallava dynasty from Tamil Nadu in 6th Century. He was a expert in martial arts, medicine and hypnotism. He goes to China, saves their people from a deadly virus and teaches the the art of kung-fu. Eventually he dies in China on the behest of his followers. Arvind who presently works in Bombay Circus belongs the dynasty of Pallavas. Arvind is smitten by Subha Srinivas who is a bio-technology scientist. She submits a thesis which proves that the attributes and powers of our ancestors can be brought back to the current generation if the DNA matches. She aims to get back the powers of Bodhidharma through Arvind as he is having 83% match of the DNA. Meanwhile, a man is sent from China with evil intentions. The rest of the story is all about how Arvind rises to the occasion and destroys the evil powers.