Karthik (Arjun) falls in love with a bank employee Chitra (Meena). The couple struggle in expressing their love for each other. Each tries to recuperate from the agony of losing their spouse in a terrifying train accident. When they are about to marry, Chitra’s former mother-in-law (Lakshmi) walks back into her life. Old, widowed and having lost her only son, she has no one but Chitra to fall back on. Chitra is in a dilemma as she struggles to choose between Karthik and her mother-in-law. Will she be able to talk to her mother-in-law about Karthik and get her approval, or will she leave him?