Taal is a classic romantic movie about Manav (Akshaye Khanna), a young and dazzling son of an NRI billionaire (Amrish Puri), who comes to Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) for the first time with his family. There he sees Mansi (Aishwarya Rai), a gifted folk singer and dancer, who flatters him with her beauty. They both fall in love eventually and commit to each other. But one day, when Mansi along with her father Tarababu (Aloknath), who is a highly respected folk singer in Chamba, visit Manavs family in Mumbai, they are insulted and thrown out of the house. Infuriated, Mansi vows that she will become someone to reckon with in Manavs world of ruthless materialism. Mansi meets Vikrant (Anil Kapoor), a music composer and the owner of an entertainment company. She joins him and transforms into a successful singer and dancer. Manav traces Mansis rise to fame and Vikrant helps her achieve it, falling in love with her in the process. Will Mansi be able to get back with Manav? Or will Vikrant be the love of her life?