Vadda Kalakaar, a period drama is based on the era of Yograj Singh and Guggu Gill which had spread like a wildfire through Punjab in the 1980s. Makhan (Alfaaz) with a very laid back attitude towards life is constantly nagged by his parents. The only thing he loves is the world of movies and so does his father, much to the dismay of his mother. Things come to a standstill when Makhans love Malki (Roopi Gill) seems to be slipping away from him. Convinced by Makhans inability to do good in life, Malkis parents plan her wedding elsewhere. Disheartened and dejected Makhan, meets his childhood friend Kaanta, who promises to help him by making a big budget film with Makhan in the lead, but instead runs away with his money. Will Makhan be able to get back his money? Will Kaanta have a change of heart and help Makhan?