Billu (Irrfan Khan) is a bad barber who lives with his wife Bindiya (Lara Dutta) and his two children, Gunja (Mitali Mayekar) and Ronak (Pratik Dalvi) in the village of Budbuda. He also spends time with his close friends Budbudiya (Rajpal Yadav) and Naubat Chacha (Asrani). Somehow, Billu lives an inconspicuous life until Bollywood superstar Sahir Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) comes to town for a film turn.
Billu has mentioned his family, who knows Sahir from the past, but never explains how to meet the star. When you tell your children about his father’s friendship with the star, the word spreads throughout the village. Practically overnight, Billu, who had been despised because of his humble condition by most, will be the focus of attention. People who had rejected last week is now called a close friend, for him to present to Sahir. Billu denies and minimizes friendship. However, the powerful businessman Sahukaar Dam hand (Om Puri) demands Sahir and offers Billu expensive gifts to see to win such a meeting. Billu, if people still do not enter the village to Sahir to change his situation again. He is about lies about his friendship and every accused – including his wife and children – begin to doubt his character and integrity.