Dr Nirmal Chaudhary (Balraj Sahani) is a brilliant doctor who is completely dedicated to his work. After his mother died due to non-treatment as there were no good doctors in the village, he had become a doctor and had decided to treat poor patients till the last day of his life and he hardly treated rich people. He lives in a village called Nandgaon. One day, he comes across an old friend of his in the city outside a saree shop. The friend's sister is choosing a sari in the shop for a dance drama in a charity show. The sister turns out to be Anuradha Roy (Leela Naidu), the famous singer on ladio. Nirmal enters the shop and chooses the sari which Anuradha had chosen in order to impress her. Nirmal is defenitely attracted to her at first sight. Nirmal's friend asks him to come to the show to watch Anuradha perform. The show is a success, but Anuradha sprains her leg while coming down the stairs. She is taken home and Nirmal starts taking care of her. In due course of time, they become close to each and fall in love. Deepak (Abhi Bhatacharya), Anuradha's father's friend's son arrives from abroad and is ready to marry Anuradha as Anuradha's father had promised Deepak's father. Unfortunately, Anuradha is in love with Nirmal and she informs her father about this. Her father asks her to either stay with him or go and stay with Nirmal. She chooses the latter, and she marries Nirmal and both go to seek her father's blessings, but he sends them away. They return to Nandgaon and start living there. Years pass by and they have a daughter, Ramu. Anuradha had married Nirmal and given up her caree, her music, her life in the city, so that she and Nirmal could enjoy each other's company and be happy for ever, but that never happended as treating patients and caring for them is the be all and end all for all doctors and especially for Nirmal who doesn't have any time for himself, forget his family. After 10 years passed, Anuradha's father comes to Nirmal's house in Nandgaon and asks his daughter if she is happy. When his doughter replies in the positive, he asks his daughter and son-in-law to forgive him and let bygones be bygones. He takes his granddaughter with him to the city and Anuradha promisse to join him later. One day in the village, a couple meets with an accident where the gentleman turns out to be Deepak, and the lady, seems a girl who is supposed to get married to him. Deepak stays as a guest in Nirmal's house and Nirmal performs brilliant operation on Seema by way of plastic surgery with which nearly makes her features like that of a normal person. While staying at Nirmal's house, Deepak asks Anuradha if she is happy and not depriving herself and Anuradha replies in the positive. On their anniversary, as usual, Anuradha is dressed up for him, but Nirmal doesn't turn up and sends a message much later that he won't be coming back for the night. He returns in the next day after attending to a patient and had completely forgotten about previous day. Then Deepak tells Anuradha that she is cheating herself and she should join him when he leaves for the city in a day. After Nirmal returns home, he is summoned to meet a injured doctor from the city who is a friend of Seema's father and congratulates Nirmal for performing such a brilliant operation on Seema. He invites him along with Seema's father to Nirmal's house and asks him to prepare a good meal. When Nirmal comes home, he is shocked to hear of Anuradha's decision, but he requests her to stay frost for one more day as guests were coming over that evening and they knew she was supposed to be there. In the evening when the doctor (Nasir Hussain) along with Seema's father arrives at Nirmal's house. The doctor is shocked to find that nirmal's wife is none other than Anuradha Ray, the famous singer on radio. He at once understand what she must have gone though becouse of Nirmal as she gave up her career because of him. Seema, father hands over Rs. 20,000 to Nirmal and asks him to spend it on whatever he wants to. The next day morning when Nirmal gets up and sees the bed unoccupied, he is at once felt, that Anuradha must have gone away with Deepak, but then he hears the honk of a car. He goes downstairs and sees Anuradha sweeping the floor. He tries to tell her that her car is waiting outside, but instead Anuradha asks him...that doesn't he love her even this much to ask her to stay back? Anuradha changes her decision and stays back. Deepak understands Anuradha is not going to come and goes away alone.