Inspector Amar Damjee (Aamir Khan) intervenes by chance during a terrorist attempt on the Chief Minister's life after several bodyguards were killed; several terrorists were killed, one arrested, but two escaped. The Chief Minister (Paresh Rawal) entrusts Amar with the task of finding and arresting the rest of the gang that had done already other successful attempts against government officials. Amidst an international scandal of millions of rupees, Amar gets framed for the rape and murder of Anjali (Jaya Mathur), the only daughter of Police Commissioner Mazumdar (Kulbhushan Kharbanda)...This time, the court case is swiftly judged, Amar condemned and imprisoned. Amar knows he is innocent, and wants to clear his name, for which he must escape from prison. Even so, the high powers that have sent him to jail are now after his life.