Meet Chris Stark, a former player of American football who, as he himself is the first to accept, 'think pretty good but don't talk that great on account of playing too much football.' Following the opportunities created by Liberalisation, his family's corporation has entered into a business collaboration with an Indian company, and this has brought the sportive young man to Delhi. While in India he becomes enmeshed in industrial disputes, political machinations, weird intelligence webs and an unfortunate love affair, besides various other oddities. The solution to the entire Gordian knot of problems lies in making the Minister smile. What happens?