The story begins when an old lady's (Nandita Das) son and daughter in law come to stay in her house where she lives alone. Often her son and her daughter in law notice that she goes to the beach and prays in the garden every night. When they ask her why she does this she says that she is waiting for her husband to come. The son gets angry and says that you have been waiting for 25 years, he is not going to come. Whilst the mum goes to the beach the couple dig where she is praying and find a skeleton. They report to the police and the case is handled by Inspector Agnes (Varsha Ashwathi) who begins interrogating the old lady. The old lady (Nandita Das) tells her twisted tale.