The movie explores the ancient Indian philosophy that the ultimate battlefield for good and evil is nothing but the human body. And the ultimate prize: his soul. Aks is the story of a hunter and his prey. A cop and a killer. Aks is the story of Manu Verma and Raghavan. The story begins in the heart of Budapest. The Indian Defence Minister is on a routine foreign visit. He reveals the true details of this diplomatic trip to his Head of Security, Manu Verma by informing him about the floppy which has valuable information that could affect the very destiny of the nation. On the other hand Intelligence sources have revealed to Manu Verma, that a lone assassin, long feared for his ruthlessness, has been paid to eliminate the Defence Minister. The shadowy figure is called Raghavan. Manu Verma reaches the Indian Defence Minister just moments too late to save him and finds the statesman in a pool of blood. Raghavan has struck and vanished into thin air. The floppy has vanished with him. From this moment of begins a manhunt of epic proportions. Manu Verma becomes a man obsessed with the Raghavan hunt. Nothing matters to him now except his prey. Furthermore, he begins finding Raghavan's handiwork, a familiar trail of dead bodies, all around the city. In the process, Manu Verma digs deeper into the heart of darkness before finally catching his prey. Then he takes Raghavan back to stand trial for his crimes. However, one night before Raghavan's sentence of death is to be carried out, Manu Verma's nemesis makes one final bid to escape. Snatching a revolver from the police guard near him, Raghavan levels the gun on Manu Verma and the other officers. Manu Verma responds swiftly and draws his own piece. For a nanosecond both men are mirror images of each other Dark and Light. Good and Evil. Cop and Killer. Locked in a final dance of death, both guns explode. And the nightmare begins.