The story is set in the 1990s. Teenager Santosh lives in a slum and works for powerful businessman Juze. Santosh is an intelligent boy and frequently skips work to go to school. This irks Juze who often thrashes him publicly. Meanwhile, Juze’s wife Maria recognizes Santosh's intelligence and demands that he help her son, who is weak in studies. She also forces him to perform sexual favours for her. As events build to a breaking point, Santosh realises that he has to confront Juze to achieve freedom.