Bollywood comedy. Jeetu (Shahid Kapoor) a small town hustler, is constantly in debt and dodging creditors. His father, a retired schoolteacher, and his fiancée are made to suffer the consequences of his financial instability. He is constantly being told off and is forced to kill himself in shame. Jeetu decides to fake his death so that his family gets to claim his life insurance to pay off erstwhile debts. Two bumbling fishermen find Jeetu entangled in fishing nets and take him with them. They owe money to a businessman, Prabhat Singh Chauhan (Om Puri) and mistaking him to be a millionaire, hatch a scheme to give Jeetu's services to Chauhan in exchange for the money they owe. Sensing that he may reveal too much, Jeetu plays safe and pretends to be a deaf-mute and plays along with them.