The story revolves around an old grieving couple Savitri and Sridhar Deshpande who has lost their only son in an accident and has succumbed to this pain forever. Shridhar however is frustrated that his several attempts have failed to bring Savitri out of her misery and have her redemption, which are only created because of her own orthodox set of belief's and rituals. Until one day he meets a stranger named Shalaka, who is on her way to commit suicide. He stops her at the last minute and brings her back to his home where her story unfolds. After learning that she is pregnant and her life's situations, slowly Savitri starts to realize the importance of human relationships and rekindles herself to the world again and as Shridhar struggles with what he sees outside in the society and how parental relationships are being shattered, through his close friends he starts a foster home "home for friends" to deal with such issues. In defining himself he finally succeeds in showing this true path of life to his wife Savitri through a newfound daughter-like relationship with Shalaka.