Bhola Prasad is a simple-minded, naive, and honest young man who lives in a small town in Bihar, Central India. His maternal uncle had re-located to Bombay, is now known to live on the 10th floor of a multi-storied building, and has accumulated considerable wealth. Bhola also decides to better his prospects by re-locating to Bombay, and living with his uncle. Upon arrival in Bombay, Bhola's belongings are stolen, he is made fun of, and slapped by a young woman. When he finally locates his uncle, he finds to his dismay that his uncle is living in a shanty dwelling, looking for work. Bhola decides to become a Bollywood Hero, and he and his uncle set out to find work for him. He gets enrolled in a drama and acting school, and also is taught how to read and write in English - with hilarious results - as the hapless Bhola is unable to differentiate Tom Cruise from Santa Cruz, and to make matters worse the woman who slapped him, American returned Raveena, is also in his class. Bhola and his uncle soon learn that it is not easy to get a hero's part in Bollywood, nevertheless they set upon to make their mark in film history, with high hopes of not only conquering Bollywood but also marketing it and Yash Chopra in the American market - Deepak chopra permitting, that is.