"There is a flood in the affairs of men, which when taken at the tide leads to great fortune": William Shakespeare "Samundar mein har kisi ke naam ki ek lehar aati hai... Pakad liya toh naseeb varna sab vada pav": Chutta, the drug king Tera Kya Hoga Johnny is a thrilling drama written and directed by Sudhir Mishra where emotions like greed, lust, love, betrayal and hope acquire a new meaning in a Mumbai that desperately wants to be Shanghai.
It's the story of Parvez (Neil Nitin Mukesh) who wants to be a part of the 'India Shining' dream. His life is torn between his desperation to run away with the love of his life Divya (Shahana Goswami) who is married to a corrupt encounter cop Chiple (Kay Kay Menon) and his commitment to his family.
Parvez needs to get rich and real quick. The problem is that he has no clue how!
When Parvez decides to steal Chiple's ill-gotten money stashed in a flat, it sets into motion a thrilling ride of emotions that engulfs not just his life but also of a coffee delivery boy (Sikandar Agarwal).
No other filmmaker in India has explored the psyche' of people caught in extreme circumstances with the dominating consistency of Sudhir Mishra. His films have brought to screen characters and relationships that echo the changing social realities of our times. And Tera Kya Hoga Johnny is no exception.
The film is also the story of Priti (Soha Ali Khan) and Vishal (Karan Nath).She is a small time model fighting the good fight and he, the typical cocaine snorting big dream loser on the invariable and inexorable spiral into crime. Intertwined in the lives of these characters are Chutta (Vijay Maurya), a drug dealer who wants to corporatize the trade, his eunuch sugar momma Begum (Saurabh Shukla) and a mysterious billionaire who gets drawn into their lives.
They are all playing a game called Life. They are all waiting to ride on that one wave.