However, this goes badly wrong with one of the gang members being killed before he can make the exchange and the money he was holding disappearing. Then follows a ruthless search for the thief and killer who must be a traitor amongst them for who else could have known about the heist?
Not a typical whodunit in the literal sense of the word, Johnny Gaddaar is an interesting mix of greed, betrayal, corruption, love, desperation and murder.
The film features an ensemble cast featuring the iconic Dharmendra and introducing in a leading role Neil Nitin Mukesh, the son of Nitin Mukesh and grandson of singer
The cast also comprises Rimii Sen in a departure from her previous roles Zakir Husain, Vinay Pathak, Daya Shetty and Ashwini Kalsekar. The film will have a mega stylish soundtrack, with Vishal Shekhar at the helm.
Neil Mukesh as Vikram
His taste for fast money and the fast life was first realized with the huge profits he earned by speculating on stocks with other people’s money. Money is everything for him and he is willing to get it irrespective of the means.
Rimi Sen as Mini
Mini who studied with Vikram in college is very much in love with Vikram and desperalety wants him to quit the gang before it is to late. She’s a complete innocent and yet, deep within her lays a dark secret that could shatter the group and her life forever.
Vinay Pathak as Prakash
Vinay is a compulsive gambler in charge of running a gambling club. The club attracts moneyed clients and on certain days, the stakes run into several lakhs of rupees. Prakash is in touch with a range of underworld types. He is happily married to Varsha - a beautician.
Dharmendra as Seshadri
Seshadri was a smuggler during the seventies who quit after spending some time in jail during the emergency. He loved his wife and totally lost belief in God when she died of cancer many years back. He was broken and yet he believed neither in self-pity nor self abuse.
Zakir Hussain as Shardul
Till a few years back, he ran successful, somewhat sleazy dance bar. But the recent government ban on such bars forced him to convert his vice palace into a chic lounge bar, catering to the moneyed kids from the IT and PBOs in the vicinity. Shardul’s only handicap is that he has no clue about their taste in music and relies on Vikram to guide him in this venture.