Death Ishqiya is a Bollywood black comedy thriller directed by Abhishek Chaubey. The film is a sequel to a highly acclaimed film Ishqiya released in 2010, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi reprised their roles asIftekaarKhaalujaan and Babban with the addition of Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi. The film marks the return of Madhuri Dixit to the silver screen after starring in AajaNachle in the year 2007.
IftekaarKhaalujaan and Babbanthe two chivalrous thieves pose as Nawab and his attendant to steal a royal necklace from a jewelry shop. With the police on their tail and Khaalujaan getting injured in an ambush, they both get separated only to meet months later when Khaalujaan is faking his identity once again, only to woo a Nawab’s widow Begum Para (played by Madhuri Dixit) By competing in a poetry contest organized by Begum Para herself in the memory of her late husband and the Nawab of Majidabad.
Meanwhile Begum Para’s assistant Munniya (played by Huma Qureshi) Slowly warms up Babban to plan out an attempt of the Kidnapping of Begum Para. Vijay Raaz stars as a local M.L.A Jaan Mohammed who lock horns with IftekharKhaalujaan in order to woo the widowed Begum.