Professor Sukesh Dutt (Vijay Anand) and Archana Gupta (Jaya Bhaduri) happen to meet each other in a chance encounter while traveling by BEST bus service in Bombay. Their meeting again results in formal introduction to each other. Both get attracted to each other and get married. Archana's mother does not like of Sukesh due to his modest income. She makes up stories about their affluence, which offends Sukesh. This result in acrimony between Archana and Sukesh, and are separated. Archana goes to live with her parents, while Sukesh relocates. Archana's family asks her to forget Sukesh, and re-marry which Archana finds difficult since she still has feelings for Sukesh.