Sanjay Leela Bhansali directs this Bollywood romantic drama inspired by Shakespeare's tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet'. Ram (Ranveer Singh) and Leela (Deepika Padukone) meet during the Holi festival and fall in love. The young lovers decide to elope but their families, the Rajaris and the Sanedas, who are at odds with each other, find out and keep them apart. Ram arranges a meeting to negotiate peace between the two families but the situation gets out of hand and blood is spilled. Predicting the outbreak of war, Ram and Leela make a decision that will change the lives of those around them.