Aarakshan movie is a high voltage drama based on one of the most controversial policies of caste based reservations in government jobs and educational institutions.
It is the story of Prabhakar Anand, an idealistic principal of a college who has single-handedly turned into the state’s best college. Deepak Kumar who can do anything for his Sir.
Deepak love for Prabhakar’s daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), of his friendship with Sushant (Prateik Babbar). It is the story of their love, their lively friendship, their zest for life, and of their dreams for the future.
Centered on one of the most controversial issues of recent years, with the Supreme Court’s order on reservations, the story suddenly becomes a rollercoaster ride of high drama, conflict, and rebellion, which tests their love and friendship for one another, and their loyalty to Prabhakar Anand. Saif Ali Khan portrays the role of an Dalit.