Chameli is story about a man who has lost his wife and a Mumbai streetwalker. A sudden burst of the Mumbai rains brings them together on one pavement, and the story is about all the happenings that unfold within the course of that night.
Aman Kapoor, 32, (Rahul Bose ) has lost his wife and unborn child on a rainy night in an accident a couple of years ago. The rain brings back memories of that night and haunts him.
On another rainy night in another part of Mumbai city, Chameli (Kareena Kapoor ), then a young and innocent girl, now a hardened prostitute was lured by her uncle to Mumbai and sold to a brothel. The rain terrifies her.
It is this rain that brings together 2 strangers on one night in the arches of Flora Fountain, South Mumbai. And a relationship blossoms between both of them that changes the course of their lives.