Living in a middle class orthodox family of Old Hyderabad, Bilqis Ahmed aka Bobby (Vidya Balan) is a wannabe private detective. To pursue her passion of spying, Bobby solves petty neighbourhood cases. Such as helping Tasawur (Ali Fazal) a TV show host, to get rid of marriage proposals brought home by his parents. Bobby finally gets her big break when a rich NRI Anees Khan (Kiran Kumar) hands her a case of finding two missing girls named Nilofer and Amna with a birth mark on their hand and shoulder, respectively. To solve the case, Bobby takes up many get-ups such as beggar, peon, hawker, nerd student, astrologer and even a fake TV producer.
After locating the targets, Khan pays her a tremendous fee and also offers huge amount of money to both girls fathers for reasons unknown to Bobby. Khan also hands over his 3rd and final case of finding a boy with a missing toe named Ali.Meanwhile Bobby and Tasawurs family fix their marriage leaving both into the dilemma of how to get rid of this situation. A local goon Lala (Arjan Bajwa) also offers a case to Bobby to break Lalas girlfriends marriage, which is forcefully fixed by her mother. On Bobbys denial, Lala makes her realize that she has been helping the NRI for a wrong cause.
Doubting on that Bobby tries to know the whereabouts of the two girls, but gets to know that both girls are missing. Scared and shocked Bobby takes help from Tasawur and sneaks into Khans hotel room to check his background only to be caught and thrown out. But Bobby manages to get a hold of Khans diary and his old photograph, which later gets in the hands of Lala who since then starts following Bobby.Khan now suddenly goes into hiding and Bobby starts searching for him with the belief that Khan will not leave the town without his third target Ali. With the help of clues in Khans diary such as a London based librarys stamp and a Biryani order from a local restaurant.
Bobby gets to know about Khans background and later Khan is shown following Ali. It turns out to be a trap to capture Khan. With the twist in the climax, it is revealed that the three people Khan was looking for were his long lost children during communal riots. Khan has offered money to both girls foster parents for helping them and sent the girls to London to pursue a higher education. Tasawur also enters the scene along with Lala who is Khans long lost son Ali.
Film ends with Bobby becoming a famous detective, while she and Tasawur now in love with each other but are still confused about their marriage.
Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Arjan Bajwa, Anupriya Kapoor, Supriya Pathak, Tanvi Azmi
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