Set in contemporary Pakistan, London, and Egypt, this family drama is a romantic story of love and betrayal in a wealthy Muslim family experiencing conflicts between old traditions and modern life. Zarri, the glamorous 28-year-old daughter of a wealthy landowner, falls in love and wishes to marry Sikander, a business tycoon. Her father, Habib, dislikes Sikander and prohibits their marriage. Soon after, Habib's only son is killed in an accident and he decides to make Zarri his heiress, resurrecting an ancient tradition that requires an heiress to remain celibate for the rest of her life. Unable to marry, Zarri is forced to submit to her father and becomes her clan's holy woman.