The movie begins with a funny dream sequence where the hero is going to save his girl from the evil Khalnayak (villain). Shekhar Subramaniam (Shah Rukh Khan) is a graphics specialist working for Barron Industries that makes video games and a man who loves his wife Sonia (Kareena Kapoor) and son Prateek (Armaan Verma).
Prateek however thinks his father is “not cool”, mistaking Shekhar’s sensibility for cowardice and lack of spunk. Though he believes it’s always good that wins in the end, to make Prateek happy, Shekhar decides to build a video game Random Access One aka Ra.One (a phonetic name similar to Raavan, the biggest villain in Hindu mythology) where the villain will be stronger than hero. However, just like Frankenstein, the Ra.One becomes a living source of evil who not only kills Shekhar and his colleague but wants Lucifer (Prateek’s login) who was the only one who could defeat him. And Shekhar is reborn as G.One, his digital image from the game to combat Ra.One.
Of course, like always, good reigns over evil and G.One and Prateek together beat Ra.One (reborn as Pi2) through digital warfare and intellect and instinct that artificial intelligence cannot gain.
Dubai Premire with SRK, Kareena & Arjun – 24th Oct 2011
Ra.One Press Conference in Dubai – Shahrukh Khan, Arjun Rampal & Kareena Kapoor