A young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming an accomplished actor. In pursuit of this and the chagrin of his family, he makes his way to Nairobi the city of opportunity. He soon understands why it is nicknamed Nairrobery, being robbed of all his belongings and left alone in a city where he doesn't know a soul. Chance brings him face to face with the city's criminals, forming a friendship with a small time crook. Quickly drawn into a world of crime as he struggles to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Keeping the two worlds separate proves to be a challenge as he trudges on in this unknown world called Nairobi.