The story is about a doctor played by Vishnuvardhan who falls in love with his student doctor played by Suhasini. Vishnuvardhan tries to tell his feelings to her but fails to do so. When he finally musters courage to tell her that he loves her, she tells him that her marriage is fixed to Jai Jagadeesh her childhood friend and thinks of him like a guru. Vishnuvardhan cannot forget her and slowly withdraws into a shell. His mother tries to get him out of this shell but dies because of burns. Meanwhile, Jai Jagadeesh starts suspecting his wife because she gives importance to the hospital and not him and starts misbehaving with her at home. Suhasini discovers that Vishnuvardhan has heart enlargement and may not survive for long. Since he has no family she starts taking more care of him in hospital. This frustrates her husband even more and he misunderstands Vishnuvardhan and fights with him.