Arjun's ( Akshay Kumar ) mother Poornima ( Rakhee ) is hospitalized due to shock traumatised by an incident where her husband ( Suresh Oberoi ) is killed by an underworld don ( Kabir Khan ) & his mother. Added to this they take away her daughter Pooja . Arjun makes this as a mission to find Pooja, hence the title of the movie is Talash....the hunt begin. Police Commissioner ( Ashish Vidyarthi ) helps him Arjun's search takes him to South Africa , where he meets Kamini ( Pooja Batra ) & uses her as a tool to find his sister.With a lot of action and drama aarjun finally manages to get back to his sister. Poornima illness is cured after return of Arjun's sister & all of them live happily ever after.