Zeenat, an independent and self-assured young woman, lives in a Kashmiri village where she falls in love with Aamir, who she marries the day before he leaves to take up a job in Saudi Arabia. Far away in rural Rajasthan, Meera bids farewell to her new husband Shankar, who is also on his way to a job in the Middle East. Meera and Zeenat miss their husbands and get to talk to them occasionally on the phone. The two sets of lives come collapsing down when a horrible piece of news reaches them. Shankar has been killed, and Aamir has been arrested on the charge of murder. Even though there is reason to believe it was an accident, Aamir has been sentenced to death. The only way out? If Meera, Shankar's widow, agrees to pardon her husband's killer, his life can be spared.