Title Phata Poster Nikhla Hero
Cast Shahid Kapoor, Illeana DCruz, Padmini Kolhapure, Darshan Jariwala
Director Rajkumar Santoshi
Genre Film, Drama
Vishwas Rao (Shahid Kapoor) is an aspiring actor, who wishes to make it big in Bollywood, much to the dismay of his mother (Padmini Kolhapure), who wants him to become a cop.
When Vishwas is sent to Mumbai to appear for the police exams, he lands up at a photographer’s studio to get his portfolio clicked and ends up foiling a kidnap plot with the help of social worker Kajal (Ileana D’Cruz), while wearing a cop uniform meant for the portfolio.
Within days and after similar such incidents, he becomes famous as a super-cop, prompting his mother to come to Mumbai to visit her son. Now, the struggler has to pretend to be a cop for the sake of his proud mum, which leads to hilarious consequences.