On the verge of retirement K.K. Khosla (Anupam Kher), yearning to move above his middle-class lifestyle, purchases a piece of land in South Delhi. As he draws up plans for his family's new home, his younger son Cherry (Parvin Dabbas) decides to move to America.
Struggling to keep his family from breaking up, Khosla tries in vain to mend a strained relationship with his son. Meanwhile, his plot of land is forcefully occupied by a ruthless tycoon, Khurana (Boman Irani). Shocked by fate's cruelty and the impotency of the legal system, Khosla gives up all hope of spending his retirement in luxury.