This is an inspiring film, the story of Hari (Sanjeev Kumar) and Arti (Jaya Bhaduri), whose world is silent, soundless but not soulless. Though deaf and dumb they are able to communicate their feelings for each other and get married. Working as a newspaper delivery boy. Hari, by sheer dint of effort and honesty rises to become an officer in a printing press. Hari and Arti have already lost one child to an accident, because of their handicap. When Arti becomes pregnant again, and delivers a normal child, a son, their joy knows no bounds. Their son grows up to a strapping, handsome lad with the parents doting on him. But their "Koshish" (attempt) to be normal is shattered when their son (Amit) callously refuses to marry a girl because she is deaf and dumb. Hari and Arti are distressed beyond end by his failure to pass the test of being their dutiful son. After much soul searching, Amit realizes his shortcomings and to make amends, agrees to marry the girl. Hari and Arti succeed in building a family, their own, a family that is wordless, but not meaningless.