Side Hero is about Kunaal Roy Kapur's struggles and his endeavours to change his life and become a star. Among all this chaos, he finds solace in his ex-wife (Gauahar Khan) and his son. From flirty co-actors to opportunist managers and failed producers, this hilarious comedy has all the elements of a Bollywood production. Kunaal plays a fictional version of his real self and each day he tries to find a shortcut to fame.