In 18th century Pune, a beautiful dancer Phoolwanti (Archana Joglekar), takes umbrage to a comment on her by classical music exponent (Shastri ji, played by Arun Govil). They have a competitive bet, and they that whoever loses, that person will become disciple of the winner. Phoolwanti loses in the competition, becomes a student of Shastriji, and comes to live in his house, much to the concern of his wife (played by Savita Prabhune). .