Christopher Stewart, a handsome, young scholar from the U.S. travels to India to interview a famous musician named Koman. Christopher spends a lot of time with Koman and his beautiful, unhappy niece Radha. Radha is blessed with a husband who adores her and a luxurious life; however, shes desperately bored and discontented. She also feels that her materialistic, ambitious husband is an embarrassment. Radhas unhappiness results in an instant connection with Christopher and they begin a passionate affair that will change everyones lives forever.