Bhoomi 'Mother earth' - a small town girl whose talent helps her rise above her circumstances.
Deepani 'Still Waters' - an innocent, sheltered teenager awakening to the pleasures of her body.
Pavani 'Blowing in the wind' - a classic tale of a poor little rich girl.
Three young girls whose paths cross in the mystical seaside town of Mandvi, soon joined by the fiery Magni and the blazing Surya.
The interwoven stories of these five women spans three generations, and covers the attitudes towards gender, sex, marriage, and race at the time.