Rajan Mathur is a professor who resides in Chandni Chowk with his wife, Roma. One day he meet Numair Qazi, who informs Rajan that he is a victim of communal riots. But Numair is a suicide bomber, working for a terrorist organization, who plans to carry out his attack on 15th August. Along the way Rajan intoduces Numair to various people residing in Chandni Chowk and he starts to get attached to them. Will Numair carry out the attack or succumb to his feeling?