Khatta Meetha(Khata Meetha) movie is a remake of the 1989 hit Malayalam film , Vellanakalude Nadu, also directed by Priyadarshan. The film is a satirical comedy.
The story revolves around road mafia and corruption in the construction business. Akshay Kumar plays a road contractor named Sachin Tichkule who is facing a tough time in his job. Trisha plays his college time love interest with whom he broke up and now a PWD Officer. The story also deals with the notorious murder of Bihar PWD engineer Yogendra Pandey in 2009.