This gritty cop drama takes place in the city of Delhi in the life of two Delhi Crime Branch officers, Hanumant Singh (Nana Patekar) a veteran officer, whose tactics and ethics are more than a little bit questionable, mentors Mohit (Mohit Ahlawat) a new junior officer who has his own principles. Hanumant Singh & Bunty Bhaiya (Anurag Kashyap) work for big politician Rajmani Singh (Zakir Hussain) who rules the state with utmost unfair means.
As the story unfolds, it becomes increasingly clear the links and interlinks between the various characters of the movie. The film also stars Rimmi Sen who gets involved in a very high drama kidnap by some international terrorist blackmailing for the release of 2 of their men, leading to Twists and Turns in the story with everyone ready to kill for money.
Shagird is a blistering action drama that asks the audience to decide what is necessary, what is heroic and what crosses the line in the harrowing gray zone of Law, crime & politics. Who does what, who wears a mask and who comes out a winner is a suspense which cannot be predicted.