The 1988 film Tarka is a suspense movie. The main character is Akshay. He has escaped from jail. The police are on to him and the chase has begun. Akshay is determined not to let the police find him. After his escape he does run into a house of an old high school classmate named Sudha. When he gets into the house he decides to hide in a closet. This plot does get thicker when the inspector knocks on the door. While Akshay is hiding in the closet he discovers a corpse. Blackmail and murder enter the story.