Dhadkan is a love triangle film with misplaced emotions. Sunil Shetty is poor and has no idea who his parents are. He falls in love with a rich girl, Shilpa Shetty whose father forces her to marry a rich businessman, Akshay Kumar. She does not agree of the marriage, but Akshay Kumar gives her time and space. She realizes Akshay Kumar's true love for her and she also starts loving him. After three years, Sunil Shetty returns in her life. The only difference is that he is now a very rich man too. Not able to get her, he puts Akshay Kumar down in business and makes him homeless. How Shilpa Shetty handles him, is the rest of the movie.