Mrs. Bakshi's ultimate ambition is to see her four daughters settled down well. She is hence, forever on the lookout for rich and eligible bachelors. While Jaya (Namrata Shirodkar), the eldest daughter is the beauty in the family, Lalita (Aishwarya Rai) , the second daughter is headstrong and independent, and wants to marry only for love, much to the consternation of her mother. There is a lavish party in town, in which Jaya meets Mr Bingley and Lalita meets the wealthy American Will Darcy. Lalita and Mr. Darcy rub each other the wrong way. Darcy comes across to Lalita as an arrogant California snob., while Lalita looks to Darcy like a small-town Indian beauty who knows nothing of the world.
The story then weaves around many misunderstandings which come between the two. Are they able to finally sort out their differences and the bridge the gap that exists between them?