Meghna Sengupta, a correspondent working at a news channel in New Delhi, receives a videotape from remote Annuppur. On the tape there is a battered man claiming to be Mohan Das and alleging that someone else has stolen his identity. Intrigued by the strange tape, Meghna decides to investigate. What she unearths is a harrowing and surreal tale. And as it unravels, the tapestry of contemporary Indian society unfolds with all its bizarre ills and contradictions.