Rensil D’Silva’s Kurbaan is set against the backdrop of terrorism and the distortion of religion.Kareena Kapoor lives in the US but returns to Delhi when her father has a cardiac arrest. She meets Ehsaan (Saf Ali Khan) , a Delhi University Professor. They get married and move to the US.
It is not long before Kareena Kapoor realizes that she is a pawn in Ehsaan’s game. He turns out to be a terrorist who marries her in order to cover up his identity. Ehsaan keeps her under house arrest. Soon Kareena finds out that Ehsaan plans to hijack an aeroplane. One of the passengers on that plane is Vivek Oberoi, a journalist.It is up to Kareena and Vivek to thwart Ehsaan’s plans.