Nikhil Kapoor (<b>Sanjay Suri</b>) is the all round state swimming champion of Goa. He trained in the river, tamed the waves and ruled the pool. His father-cum-coach, Navin Kapoor (<b>Victor Bannerjee</b>) has brought him up to be a sportsman and is proud of his son who has won a scholarship from the sports ministry. His mother, Anita Rosario Kapoor (Lillete Dubey) dotes on him and his elder sister, Anamika (<b>Juhi Chawla</b>), whom he calls Anu, is more of a friend to him. <br><br>

Add to it a steady girlfriend Leena Gomes (<b>Dipannita Sharma</b>) and good friends Nigel de Costa (<b>Purab Kohli</b>) and Sam Fernandez (<b>Gautam Kapoor</b>). Also he shares a healthy competition with rival Kelly Menzes (<b>Shyan Munshi</b>) in the pool. Catherine (<b>Peeya Rai Choudhary</b>) is Kelly's girlfriend. <br><br>

A happy family, ideal love and good friends - everything is perfect for the handsome, jovial and charming Nikhil. He is the idol of his peers and his friends love him. <br><br>

But all this changes one fine morning. On August 8, 1989 Nikhil is arrested. <br><br>

This film tells you the story of a man who suddenly falls from grace and is socially ostracized. His parents, friends and colleagues turn their backs on him. Suddenly, his whole world collapses.<br><br>

This film is about how relationships redefine themselves in times of crisis;<br><br>

About a father who is unable to face social humiliation and abandons his son;<br><br>

About a son's remorse at being rejected by his parents and of his longing for their love;<br><br>

About a sister who defies her parents and stands by her brother. Overnight she takes over the role of the elder sister who has to care for and protect her little brother. This film portrays a sister's unconditional love for her brother;<br><br>

Another person who stands by Nikhil during this difficult phase is his friend Nigel de Costa.<br><br>

This film is about a relationship that withstood social disapproval.<br><br>

Finally this is a film about a man's quest to achieve something in life? to be happy and to be loved.<br><br>

This story unfolds itself in Goa between the years 1987 to 1994.

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