Talaash (2012) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • Seeing reflections of Mumbai under the red light, Talaash is a tale of love lost, fatal attraction and above all the quest to solve a perfect crime. Suspense at its core, Talaash explores Mumbai's underbelly like never before. Aamir Khan plays an investigation officer, Inspector Shekhawat who receives a phone call early in the morning informing him about death and an accident and how everything starts to unfold from there. The case turns into a life altering chase for Inspector Shekhawat when he is forced to reel under the repercussions of a broken married life with his wife Roshni played by Rani Mukherji and come face to face with his suppressed grief. Being on his investigational quest and fighting it out with personal struggle, Inspector Shekhawat meets a sex worker Rosie played by Kareena Kapoor who further adds shades of mystery to the puzzle. What looks like a simple car accident investigation turns into a haunting mystery as further investigations show many anomalies stringed to the death of the victim.

    - Written by Reliance Entertainment
  • Inspector Surjan Singh Sekhawat is put on the case of film actor Armaan Kapoor who has driven his car off the embankment and subsequently drowned in the sea. The circumstances surrounding the car accident do not fit with suicide, nor is there any evidence of foul play. Meanwhile, Surjan's wife Roshni is grappling with her grief over the death of the couple's young son, Karan. To avoid his difficult home life, Surjan focuses on solving Armaan's mysterious death. He begins investigating in the nearby red-light district and meets Rosie, an alluring prostitute, who may hold the answer to the mystery.

    - Written by L. Hamre
  • Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.

    - Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com


The film opens with a late-night car accident on a deserted road. Well-known actor Armaan Khan (Vivan Bhatena) loses control of his car for no apparent reason and drives into the river...

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