It traces the life of a simple village man with a heart of gold. A simple man who acts in a theatre company saves a girl the plight of being married to an improper man who wants huge amounts of dowry much to the distress of the girl s widowed mother. The man is emotional, talented and very simple. He doesn t understand the complexities of the world so full of spiteful people with their own varied agenda. He keeps his wife happy no matter how poor they are. They go on to have an intelligent son and a beautiful daughter. The zamindar s young son was a boy with a golden heart and always wandered around helping his father s people, looking after their welfare and well-being in his own simple childish ways. The man and the zamindar s son develop a deep bond. The daughter is married off while the son is sent to the city for higher studies. The man comes to visit his son in his hostel who is embarrassed infront of his friends and introduces his father as his old servant . The man realizes it soon after and is left devastated. Years pass by and the daughter doesn t come to her maternal house and the man doesn t have permission to visit her either since the son-in-law s prestige will get hampered. Finally he goes only to find out his daughter been sold out in the flesh market by the filthy zamindar and his subjects. He sees life and accepts the fact that indeed society is ugly and life very un-fair.