A struggling actor stumbles his way into a scuffle and finds himself pushed to impersonate the head of a mob by the opposing gang. What ensues is a gripping film with the actor trying to find his true self and fight for lilberation.
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Mithya is among the wittiest of commentaries on method acting (as Raja Sen pointed out in his review). Kapoor has a wonderful eye for character comedy - I don't know any other Indian director who could make a gangster story so funny and so poignant.