The story is about Shyam (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), and complications around his extramarital affair with his young student, Sandhya (Shweta Tripathi). This relationship is set against the foil of Sandhya’s classmates- Mintu (Mohd Samad) and Kamal’s (Irfan Khan) friendship. Kamal is in love with Sandhya.
Haraamkhor was priemered in 15th annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) and Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). Nawazuddin Siddiqui received the Best Actor award for the film at the New York Indian Film Festival