Bollywood drama about a young man who is searching for a mother's love. Raju (Anil Kapoor) is the son of a wealthy widower who remarries after the death of his wife. Craving a mother's love, Raju is pleased to have a stepmum, Laxmi (Aruna Irani), who appears to care for him. Raju falls for and later marries Saraswati (Madhuri Dixit), who becomes wise to Laxmi's plot to get Raju's money. Laxmi goes to extreme lengths to stop the truth coming out but will she realise the error of her ways before she loses everything?