Shagird is a fast- paced action-packed cop drama that unfolds in the capital city of Delhi amidst the power of paisa and politics. Delhi Police Crime Branch Officer Hanumant Singh (Nana Patekar) - a respected yet feared officer whose tactics and ethics are questionable, mentors Mohit (Mohit Ahlawat) a new junior officer in his team. Their ideologies cross paths when a notorious gangster Bunty Bhaiya (Anurag Kashyap) enters the fray. Together, Hanumant Singh & Bunty Bhaiya work for power hungry politician Rajmani Singh (Zakir Hussain), who rules the state using unfair means and will not let anything or anyone come in his way. In this nexus, who stands right and who stands wrong? What crosses the line in the gray zone of law, crime & politics? Who wears a mask and who comes out a winner forms the rest of the story.