This is a story of a girl, Swarupa (Suchitra), who's unable to get her love, Kushal (Uttam Kumar)'s attention, however much she tries. But she, a silent type, suffers quietly. Kushal loves another woman who's rich as well as beautiful, Abala ( Anubha Gupta). But when with a sudden turn of fate he loses everything, his lady Abalalove leaves him too and settles for a richer man. This acts as an eye-opener and soon Kushal is back to where he belongs, in Swarupa's arms.