His film is based on the real-life incident of ‘Batla House Encounter’, officially known as Operation Batla House, to the silver screen. The incident took place on September 19, 2008, against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi.
Story: ACP Sanjay Kumar (John Abraham) and his team end up engaging in a shootout with some students alleged to be IM (Indian Mujahideen) operatives, resulting in two of them dead, one arrested and a cop injured. Believing the students to be innocent, the locals start opposing the Delhi police, and the whole nation joins them in doing so.
Sanjay, unable to bear the pain and hear the disgraceful words directed at him, becomes depressed and at times
tries to kill himself, only to be revived by his wife Nandita, a news reporter.