Nilava is a budding artist at Indian Art Academy. He is a loner and his inspiration is Jhilmil, a student of music a few years his junior at the same place. One day when he goes to her place to present her a painting of her which he has done, he is insulted by her father. He goes away and decides to end his life. He tried to commit suicide by coming in front of a train, but is prevented from doing so by Urmi.He later on falls in love. One day when he goes to a hotel, he sees Urmi with some shady people. He further discovers that she does some shady work for a guy and is actually a call girl. He is shocked and goes away.Urmi later on goes to him and asks for forgiveness. He does forgive her, but suddenly she has a blackout. She is admitted to hospital and later released after recovering.