The story of Genius revolves around Politics, Cricket and Films â€“ three very influential activities in our current society. Nivas is the son of a priest. From a very young age, he is inspired by MLA Nanaji and wants to become a leader. He also has two friends, Yaasir and Jeeva. Yaasir is a fan of a cricket player Nizamuddin, while Jeeva is a die hard fan of film star Peda Babu. All three of them realize that their idols are nothing but selfish people who can do anything and everything for their personal interests. While Nanaji and Peda Babu betray the trust placed in them by their fans, Nizamuddin betrays the country for his selfish gains. Nivas, Yaasir and Jeeva decide to extract vengeance for the betrayal and they turn violent. Special Officer Sarath Chandra is brought in by Home Minister JP to thwart their attempts. The rest of the story is about whether Nivas, Yaasir and Jeeva succeed in fulfilling their objective.