Zulfikar(Mammootty) and Ramlath (Seema) are happily married. Zulfikar's family disapproves of his marriage while his father-in-law Judgal Abu (Balan K Nair) is not happy about Zulfikar not providing him with hand outs.
Judgal Abu meets Kunjumuhammed (Prem Nazir) a divorced rich man returning to the village. Judgal Abu plots a scheme in hope of financial hand outs from Kunjumuhammed. He manages to create misunderstanding between Zulfikar and Ramlath. He forces Zulfikar to divorce Ramlath. A disappointed Zulfikar runs away from the village. Judgal Abu forces Ramlath to marry Kunjumuhammed .
On the first night, Ramlath reveals to Kunjumuhammed that she is pregnant with Zulfikar's child. Kunjumuhammed , though disappointed, promises Ramlath that he will bring back Zulfikar.