Salaakhen is a Hindi love tale that takes an intimate look at the fates of a couple of childhood friends. After events lead to their inevitable separation, the female child grows up to become a professional singer and dancer. The male child wasn't so lucky. He adopts a life of crime and becomes a thief and a card-shark. As adults, they meet again, but they have changed so much, they don't recognize each other. Their love still reaches through the years and rekindles itself, but this time, love might not be enough to save them from themselves.