When Chandrakant approaches him in search of employment, Prabhudas a wealthy businessman, mistakes him to be the son of a powerful landlord. He gives him work and treats him very well, as he wishes that the heir to such a great inheritance would marry his only daughter, Shanthi.
By the time they find out the truth, it is too late, both Chandrakant and Shanti have fallen in love, and are soon married. With lots of hard work and dedication, Chandrakant is able to build a small empire, and they too enjoy some wealth and prosperity.
Shanti gives birth to a son, Ravi. Years pass, Shanti has passed away, and Chandrakant is filled with regret that he did not spend much time with her, as he was busy accumulating wealth. Ravi is in love with Manorama, and does marry her. But then he too is caught up in making money, like his father.
And unlike Shanti, Manorama will not compromise with this situation, unless Ravi changes his lifestyle, which he may not be willing to do. Will Ravi and Manorama find a way to resolve the conflicts within their marriage or will they go their separate ways?