Two childhood friends, Vasant and Parshuram go through thick and thin togther in their village. They fight through difficulties like, barren land, lack of water, unemployment, depleting resources and family concerns. Then comes a time, when both the friends have to choose their directions. Vasant decides to get married and to shift to Bombay, to improve his family's conditions, while Parshuram chases his dream of discovering water in the rocky land.
Both begin their journey of discovery. Life is not what they had dreamt of. Parshuram perseveres for 12 years. His wife, Hausabai has to make both ends meet. Leaving four children behind, she everyday works five kilometers to the beedi factory along with Phoolwanti (Vasant's wife). On the other hand Vasant embraces the crowded and dirty city of Bombay as his home. But Vasant is still hopefull about his village. He works hard to save enough money so that he can return home and start a new life.
But, his hard work is interupted by a letter from his ailing father who calls him back urgently. Things are not the same in the village. Parshuram has finally discovered water in his land. And Phoollwanti has come up with another solution to solve their problems. Time has changed again, and so has the situation. Both childhood friend are again ready to change the directions of their lives. What happens next?