Lucknow-based poet Parvez lives a wealthy lifestyle along with his parents. Also living in this household is an orphaned distant relative, Shama, who secretly loves him. He does confide in her that he is attracted to Roshan Ara, and she, though heartbroken, arranges his wedding with her. After the wedding, Roshan's brother, Dilawar, wants to wed Shama and Parvez' father accepts this alliance. Anger, rage and bitterness will surface when Shama will not only reject Dilawar but also refuse to marry anyone. But the worst is yet to come when the family will be told the real reason why she wants to remain single.