An idealist photojournalist Samir is having breakfast at a roadside restaurant, when some thugs headed by the village chief Yashwant storm the place hunting for a girl. Samir learns from Chotu, the kid who serves him tea that they were a dangerous lot. Samir asks Chotu if he would like to come to Mumbai and work for him but also attend school. Chotu is delighted. Samir hands him his visiting card and leaves. Upon reaching home he is alarmed to find the girl Gungun, hiding in his jeep. He calls his sister Seema to help out. Upon asking who the thugs were, Gungun tells them of the atrocities women have to undergo when they are menstruating. Since they are considered impure they are sent to an animal shed called Gaokor, which is in the middle of the jungle. There is constant risk of being bitten by snakes or dragged away by bears or simply dying because of excessive thirst or cold. That morning she was sleeping in the Goakor and the reason she ran was because the village chief Yashwant, ...