Kareeb presents a drama of frustrated young love from India, in which a spoiled young man from a privileged upbringing named Birju (played by Bobby Deol) finds himself infatuated with a beautiful, shy woman from an impoverished background, Neha (played by Shabana Raza). Birju romances Neha, although he appreciates that his father will likely not approve of any marriage between them. When Neha accepts his proposal, he misleads his father by lying that Neha has a very wealthy relative. The plot unfolds around the consequences of this fabrication, when on the eve of the wedding, Birju's father uncovers the truth.
- Bobby Deol, Johnny Lever, Shammi Kapoor, Neha, Abhay Chopra
- Vidhu Vinod Chopra