Tracing three generations of women from a dysfunctional family with diverse life choices. Milan (Kunaal Roy Kapur) interviews award winning author Nayantara Apte (Tanvi Azmi) for her biography. Along with her undying passion for writing, she reflects upon her failed marriages and how it may have adversely affected her children -- Anuradha (Kajol) and Robindro (Vaibhav Tatwawaadi). Anuradha grows upto be a renowned Odissi dancer and a successful Bollywood actor, who spouts expletives at the drop of a hat. She is also a single mother, who is protective of her daughter Masha (Mithila Palkar), given her own experiences. Anuradha doesn't call Nayantara 'aai' (mother) for reasons disclosed in due course. Nayan slips into coma after a brain stroke, compelling Anu to introspect and look back at her equation with her mother and life gone by.