The religious ceremony is held and the priest asks Vidya to write Sagar's name with vermillion on the platter. After initially hesitating, Vidya manages to write his name. After being gestured by Sindoora, the priest then asks Vidya to write her name as well. Unable to write her name properly, Vidya confesses that she does not know to read or write. Sagar is stunned! She tries to explain but Sagar refuses to heed her. After the ceremony is over, Vidya goes to pacify Sagar but Sindoora advises her not to go to him now. Sindoora is happy thinking that Sagar will take some action now. Sagar demands to know from his family why they had got him married to such a girl. He blames them for imposing an illiterate bumpkin on him and destroying his life! Vidya, who is overhearing, is equally shattered. Sindoora feigns to be upset at the turn of events. She tells Vidya to think about what to do next. Later at night, Vidya tries to clarify the matter but Sagar tells her that he's more hurt because she had lied to him. Sagar says that he would always take her out with him because he wanted to get to know her better but she had deceived him. Vidya then tells Sagar that it was Sindoora who didn't want her to tell him the truth. Sindoora overhears this as a shocked Sagar looks at her.
The compelling saga about a genteel, lovely but illiterate girl, Vidya who hails from the holy town of Benares in India, and marries Sagar under strange circumstances. Sagar is the son of a rich landlord but has been rendered intellectually challenged because of an accident. Sindoora, Sagar's eldest stepsister, is very greedy and wants to grab all of her deceased father's property that he had willed to Vidya before dying. She hates Vidya and spares no opportunity to humiliate and torture her, along with the help of her other two sisters, Mahua and Chandra. However, Vidya tries to keep the family united with her calm demeanour and extraordinary patience. With her love, she even manages to get Sagar on the right track and he eventually falls in love with her, but their new found happiness is short-lived. The plot takes an interesting twist when Sagar and Vidya get killed by Sindoora but they are reborn as Amar and Divya, respectively. Will they be able to avenge their death from Sindoora in their new life?