A touching Bollywood film, STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART manages to tackle some controversial material in a delicate and sensitive manner. Sameer (Salman Khan) is the object of affection for teacher Nandini (Aishwarya Rai); the only problem is, Sameer is her student! To add to their woes, Vanraj (Ajay Devgan) proposes to Nandini, and her father accepts for her. With the two lovers forced apart by Nandini's father, Vanraj and his reluctant bride wed. But in an unusual twist, Vanraj finds out where his wife's heart really lies, and encourages her to buck tradition, find Sameer, and resume the relationship. With Nandini caught between the two men, the film builds to a dramatic climax, drawing on all the best elements of Bollywood traditions to form an impressive tale.