Harnam Singh Rawail brings to us the story of the legendary lovers Laila and Majnu on celluloid. Being born in rival clans (Amaris and Sharwaris), their love wa forbidden by their families. The childhood lovers were seperated as their families feared having to unite. Putting their love to the severemost tests, Laila and Majnu are never able to unite. So, they decide to free themselves of the bond of life, and die, for that is the only way their love can truimph.