Shyam Sunder's stepmother ill-treats him. She blames him for her daughter's disability and asks him to get a job anywhere, even outside Allahabad, his hometown. He leaves home and comes to Bombay and meets Shanta, who is a very headstrong girl. She hates men. Her grandfather takes a liking to Shyam and makes him his Manager. He also tells him about Shanta's parent's bad marriage, which is the main reason for her hatred towards men and marriage. When he finds out that Shyam is the grandson of an old friend, he asks Shyam to change his grand-daughter's hatred for men. When Shanta finds out her grand father's plan, she creates a situation for him to dislike Shyam and hence, give up on the plan. The whole story is about how Shyam and Shanta play pranks on each other and in the end fall in love with each other inspite of some misunderstandings on the way.