'Raau' is a story falling back around 250 years back in the capital of Marathas ie Pune, Shaniwarwada the place of Peshwas. It is a novel in drama form having the main characters as mother of Peshwas Radhabai, brother ChimajiAppa, son Nanasaheb and wife Kashibai. The main characters are Bajirao Peshwa and beautiful dancer Mastani.
Brought up in Maharashtrian culture, Bajirao Choose the way of swords & battle to fulfill the dream Chatrapati for the freedom from the other rulers. He was quite ambitious, brave and powerful, who proved himself tough to all his enemies. In other side of his life, he met this dancer Mastani, and desired to lead a life with her. This happens to be the story of Bajirao and Mastani on the background oh the Peshwa and the battle situation.