In life, we all run with different motives for different goals. Some run for love... some for money... some for peace... some for contentment and some for the sheer fun of it. There's no escape from running. Life is always on a fast track.
42 Kms is a journey of 5 people from diverse backgrounds leading a happy life until their world collapses in front of their eyes and life compels them to push their limits beyond their imagination. They all have different reasons for competing in the 42 kilometers marathon. 42 Kms embraces the voyage of these five people and their triumph on challenges and adverse circumstances. It's a simple story of a driving force that comes from within to conquer soured relations, shattered confidence or simply proving your mettle.
Sanjana (Mandira Bedi), a housewife whose world is limited to her dream home, two adorable children and loving husband. Life is all rosy till she finds herself on a crossroad where she realizes that she had become so complacent in her world that she forgot her true identity. Will she be able to meet the true Sanjana on her journey of 42 Kms?
Life is not beyond deals, profits and collaborations for Ravi Anand (Bikram Saluja). Work and success are the only things that drive him day in and day out. He has no time for anything but his most ambitious project, which he hopes will take him closer to his goal of being one of the country's premier businessmen. A meeting with his investors goes in a direction he never ever fathomed. Ravi Anand has never run away from a situation in the past. But this one is different. This time he has to run. He has to run 42kms to prove to his investors that they are in good hands.
Raju (Purab Kohli) is a young lad from a small village. Son of a wealthy farmer, his life revolves around his girlfriend Sumitra. But when Sumitra's father rejects a good for nothing bum such as Raju, he now has a challenge of proving his mettle, not to others, but to himself. He reaches out for a supporting hand and finds one in his cousin who later discovers that Raju runs exceptionally fast. He then motivates Raju to participate in the marathon to regain his self esteem.
Life is a sport for Sanjeev (Sameer Dattani). He is a young talented footballer from Goa. His eyes are on his goal, 'becoming the greatest footballer in the country'. But life has other plans for Sanjeev. Diagnosed with a critical condition, his leg gets amputated. Dumped by the love of his life, all he is left with is shattered dreams and devastated confidence. But Sanjeev was not the one to give up. Will he be able to reclaim his lost courage, glory and spirit?
He is handsome, he is charming, he can get anyone he puts his finger at and get away with anything.. Well 'Almost anything'. That's Sameer (Prashant Chainani) for you. Blessed with looks and charisma, Sameer had earned an image of being a Casanova. But when he meets Divya, a simple, honest and strong headed girl, who knows how to put him in place, little did he know that his life is about to change forever. For Sameer, the unthinkable happens and he truly falls in love. Only this time it is his own Casanova image that comes to haunt him and he has to prove his love. Will the 42 kms help him find his love?
Let's find out how running for the Mumbai International Marathon, changed the life of these people, because all that lay between their broken dreams and a life of contentment was just... 42 kms!