This picture tells the story of a young girl who had an extremely difficult burden bestowed upon her shoulders. Indu is the young daughter of a prominent professor in India. She has always been a loving daughter and cared for her numerous siblings. After Indu's mother is given the terrible news that she has terminal illness, Indu becomes dismayed and starts thinking about the future. After the passing of her mother, young Indu gives herself the responsibility of going to work and raising her younger siblings to the best of her abilities. It is a difficult task for a woman of age, but for young Indu this will prove to be quite the journey.