Nishantay is a social drama, that shows the life of three youngsters caught between the troubles of love and friendship and the many evils of the society, that is no the brink of a change into the modern era. It portrays the tainted views of a traditional society that is patriarchal in its roots. It shows in reality that love does not always bring happiness. And that more often than not, it shows that love involves hate, deceit, misunderstandings, cheating and being forced to suffer in silence.