Zahreelay is a tense thriller pitting urban evil against a few good heroic men. The lead character is Captain Jaswant Kumar (Jeetendra). The Captain recently lost an arm in the Indian army and was forced to retire. He moves in with a journalist friend and starts his own small business in the megalopolis of Mumbai. Expecting good things Kumar is surprised to see that Mumbai is controlled by street gangs demanding protection money and profiting illegally off of the local population. Kumar does not take this lightly and finds an ally in local taxi driver Jamu Varma (Chunky Pandey). They are up against evil gang leader Taneja (Kiran Kumar) and his hired assassin Raaka (Sanjay Dutt). Zahreelay contains several surprising twists and turns that will keep you alert to the end. This is a classic tale of a common man risking his life to save his community from a powerful bad guy.