Pukar is the story of an army officer. Anil Kapoor is returning home to glory for his bravery in duty. Anil Kapoor unaware of Madhuri's feelings towards him, courts Namrata Shirodhkar. Jealous, she vows to ruin his love life, to have him for herself. But in the bargain she ends up committing a mistake that ruins his career, putting Anil Kapoor in danger of losing his reputation and his life. Thus ensues a fight for honour, of the self and of the country. It is a film about patriotism, about ruthless frontiers, espionage and intrigue with a taut screenplay and an interesting storyline.