The film is situated in the Indian partition of 1947 where Saket Ram finds his wife raped and killed by a Muslim mob. Deeply disturbed he decides to join the Hindu fundamentalists and take part in the assasination of Mahatma Gandhi. He reaches Delhi only to find his closest friend Amjad Khan on the other side of his ideological fence. How he deals with it forms the rest of the story.
Kamal Hasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Naseerudin Shah, Om Puri, Rani Mukerjee, Vasundhra, Hema Malini.