Maya Stein, a young journalist, loses her mother to cancer. Her dying wish was for Maya to find her father. In this quest, Maya lands up at her grandmother, Saira Baig's doorstep. Saira has Alzheimer's and doesn't remember much about her past. But in her muddled state of mind, she requests Maya to help her find Joyoti. Apart from broken bits about her life in pre-independent India before she moved to USA, Maya doesn't have much to work with. So, who is Joyoti and how is she connected to Maya and Saira's present?