The story revolves around Govinda and the journey life takes him on. Orphaned at an early age and brought up by his father's friend, a person with extraordinary human values, Govinda grows up with those same values to become an great scholar. He meets and marries Geeta while completing his PhD but loses her during the communal riots before Independence. He later marries Kamala, when her groom's party walks off after not receiving the agreed dowry. Will Govind's journey end happily?