Many philanthrophic men have devoted themselves to the lives of orphans - such a man is Nawab Sahib. Attending the annual function of an orphanage, he is so attracted by the wit and intelligence of one of its inmates, that he brings young Iqbal home as his portege, - to help the orphan fulfil his ambitions of studying medicine. Years roll on, and the young Iqbal devotes himself whole heartedly to his ambitions. He qualifies as a doctor, and the now aged Sahib and his Begum begin to love him intensly for his honest and upright character. To Surayia, the Nawab's only daughter, Iqbal implies all that she considers is worth loving, and living for. Calamity suddden and uexpected breaks out. The village of the Nawab Sahib is striken with the deadly plague. True to his ideals Iqbal persuades the Nawab Sahib to allow him to go and serve the plague ridden victims of his estate. In the disease ridden village, Iqbal meets young Hamida, the daughter of Nawab's representative. It was love on first sight. Fate, in the form of Dilawar and a knife sends young Hamida under the kind of protecting care of the Nawab. To Iqbal it seems if the entire world had come to pay homage to him. It is not long however, before he learns that Suraiya the daughter of the Nawab, has been cherishing his image ever since she was a child. With Hamida in his heart and Suraiya on his conscience, Iqbal fights a loosing back. The happy Surayia learns of the drama that is being enacted under her very roof, her whole world comes tumbling down. Aware of the unhappiness and conflict in Iqbal's mind, Suraiya resolves to forego her all. Her suspreme sacrifice makes her love and all that, it stood for, devine and immortal.