Gen Ajay Raghavan is an upright no-nonsense soldier who is looking forward to retired life. A series of unexpected events propel him to the position of the Army Chief. He gets into confrontation with the Prime Minister who is trying to survive in power amidst massive corruption scams and popular protests. Raghavan realizes that government decisions are being driven by political considerations and personal interests even at the cost of sacrificing national interest. When he learns that the government is planning to enter into an agreement with Pakistan that would be irrevocably unfavourable to the country and the army, he decides to take things into his own hands.