Kiran (Manisha Koirala), hailing from a middle class family, is learning classical music. At a New Year functions, she is fooled by the charisma and talent of a young singer, Rohit Kumar (Aamir Khan) and approaches him for crooning lessons in popular music. Rohit agrees and eventually, they fall in love, that is made deeper and dearer by a common dream of becoming the country's leading singer. Kiran and Rohit tie the knot.
After their marriage, Kiran realises that Rohit is only interested in giving shape to his goal, her aspiration have been totally neglected. Kiran gives a birth to a baby boy. Years roll and yet, there's no change in Rohit's attitude. Kiran loses patience. She wants to establish her own identity as a singer and not just remain Mrs. Rohit Kumar. To fulfil her ambition, she decides to part ways with Rohit and leaves Rohit and their six-year-old son Sunil (Master Adil).
Rohit gets the shock of his life. Rohit does all he can to keep his son happy. Both are lost in their sweet, little world, bearly managing to get over the separation from Kiran. Then, something unexpected happen. Kiran returns in her husband and son's lives. She is no longer Kiran, the housewife. She is Kiran, the numero uno heroine, a superstar.
What happens next? To know the answer, you will have to watch "AKELE HUM AKELE TUM".