Devout lower-caste Poojary Madhavcharya lives a poor lifestyle in a village along with his wife, a son, and younger brother, Gopal. He makes a living by offering prayers at the local Mandir, is very much respected by villagers, and believed to actually speak with Bhagwan Shri Kishan. Troubles will plague him after he finds out that Gopal has not only been creating problems for Chaudhry Rudranarayan, but has also fallen in love and wants to get married to an upper-caste girl, Rajni, the daughter of the local Thakurain. Before he could even attempt to resolve these issues, the keys of the Mandir are taken away from him, and he can no longer pray nor converse with Kishanji. Things come to a boil after he is told that Gopal has forcibly taken the keys, and has stolen all the Mandir's jewelry.