Set in 16th century India, this movie depicts the story of two girls who were raised together, though they came from different social classes. Tara is an upper-caste princess while Maya is her beautiful servant. The two girls are best friends until they get old enough for marriage. Tara is prepared to marry Prince Raj Singh (Naveen Andrews), but Maya is forced into the role of the inferior servant. This culminates in an argument, where Tara reminds Maya of her low position in life. Resentful, Maya decides to take revenge when she chances on Raj alone. She sleeps with Raj, but unknown to both, Tara's brother, Prince Bikram aka Biki, hides and watches the two of them engage in sexual intercourse. He becomes crushed that his childhood infatuation has given herself to his brother-in-law.