Kushti is the story of a small village in Northern India where every year rivals Avtar Singh (Sharat Saxena) and Jiten Singh (Om Puri) try to beat each other in the wrestling match and gain the trusteeship of the
village. Chander(Rajpal Yadav) plays the role of a village simpleton and a post-master. It is filled with misunderstandings and misconceptions, of hidden identities and secret love affairs and the outcome is simply hilarious. The movie begins to take a turn when a certain someone delivers a secret package in the wrong hands. Especially someone, who is bound to take advantage and manipulate the real owner of the
package. Avtar Singh has a young and a beautiful daughter named Laadli (Nargis), with who Chander is madly in love. To get her father's approval for their marriage he was to first prove his prowess by defeating
the 7 feet tall Great Khali (Dalip Singh Rana) in the wrestling match.