This movie shows Vijay (John) being convicted and sent to jail. Where, as he soon finds, exists a unanimous love for cricket. It leads him to form a team within the prison cell, comprising of fellow convicts. The movie proceeds to see two major rival gangs in jail, settling scores with each other over games of cricket. It is a unique concept employing popularity of the sport yet again, along with an unusual portrayal of prisons based on the attitudes and interactions among inmates, blossoming camaraderie and sportsmanship in response to conflict and confrontations.
Although an initial release date had been proposed for the first week of December, due to a broken ankle injury John incurred while jumping off a high pole, the date has now been pushed ahead to March, 2010. For Bollywood's macho man Abraham, the whole experience has been memorable, nonetheless.
Other than Hook Ya Crook, fans can look forward to seeing the dimpled star in 1-800-Love, Black Velvet, and of course the much awaited sequel to Dostana!