The story follows Janardan Jakhar (Ranbir Kapoor) an uncouth, social nobody in college in Delhi. A good-for-nothing, uncooperative son at home. And a struggling-musician-with-little-hope to his friends and acquaintances. But Janardan wants to change all that. So when a well wisher discloses the secret behind all great success… that you have to fall in love and then break your heart. Only then will your music become better, deeper and you will be a star. Janardan is determined to make it happen for him too. He befriends Heer (Nargis Fakhri); the most beautiful, sophisticated and popular girl in college. The two strike an unconventional friendship, and spend their days together in reckless abandonment. Then Heer leaves and Janardan continues with his regular life. He gives up music and joins the family business. But fate has other plans. Janardan and Heer meet again. This time things are different. Before he knows it… Janardan embarks on a tumultuous journey of self discovery, longing and restlessness only to realize that the very thing he spent his life looking for was in front of him the whole time.