Sanjay Tivari is just a little boy when he feels affection toward his aunt, BB Mausi. A classic Indian beauty, BB whispers sweet things in his ears to assuage his tantrums. Sanjay, who is an impressionable five-year-old, takes every opportunity to gain her attention, but what Sanjay does t kw is that his feelings toward his aunt will slowly transform the way he looks at women for the rest of his life. As he matures, Sanjay craves Pratima, a girl four years older than him; the newlywed Meena; and finally Anju, a woman from ather caste whose family is t averse to hor killing to restore the family's name. As he reveals his life story to each woman-and she to him-Sanjay learns much from their circumstances that highlight the draconian beliefs, dogmas, and stereotypical mindsets that haunt their society. Interwoven within their heartrending stories reveal prejudice and heartbreak that fill Sanjay with a longing to right their wrongs. As Sanjay travels through a myriad of emotions, he has choice but to continue his complex quest for true love and fulfillment. In this poignant story, a young Indian man embarks on a coming-of-age journey of longing and ecstasy where he hopes to find love and, more importantly, himself.