A group of interns are going through the usual grind when suddenly an accident changes their lives. The protagonist can’t get let go of it and becomes obsessed with it. What does it all lead to? Is it love or something else?
Dan (Varun Dhawan) is living the life of any carefree 21 year old, revolving around a bunch of friends and fellow hotel interns who feed off each other’s everyday moments, their ups and downs. Shiuli (Banita Sandhu) is one such intern at the same hotel, who at times is at a receiving end of Dan’s audaciousness. Life goes on until a sudden turn of events smashes Dan and Shiuli’s lives together, into a bond that’s unlike any 21 year olds. The emotional connection between them goes through a metamorphoses that brings out a form of love that’s unlike any other eventually leading to an internal awakening. October is not a Love Story, but rather a story about love.
Shuli and Dan work for a Five Star hotel where Dan is always scolded by the manager for not doing his work properly. On New Year’s Night while partying with friend Shuli slips and falls from the hotel terrace which leaves her paralyzed. Dan finds that before she slipped she inquired about him why he was missing from the party. Dan feels Shuli has feelings for him and starts to take care of her, hoping she will recover someday.