The story begins with Ramu (Shankar) who is an orphan but then he is a fine singer and gives many demonstrations of his talents even in the college he studies. All this is due to the encouragement he gets from his aunt with whom he grows and in this process, he also has a strong love for his aunt s younger daughter Prema (Vandana). Everything is fine and one day Ramu expresses his thoughts and even the family elders are happy to get both of them married. Things take an ugly twist when a letter comes to their home and the elders are shocked to find a picture that has Ramu tying knot to another lady. Without any verification or investigation, they simply call of the engagement and go ahead to get Prema married to someone else. That someone happens to be none other than Ramu s close friend.