Bharat is a 13-year-old boy struggling with adolescence in a middle-class, conservative Mumbai apartment building. When Meera, a single cosmopolitan woman moves in next door, she causes a stir. While his neighbors gossip, Bharat is drawn to her and pursues an unlikely friendship. Meera, lonely and vulnerable, finds Bharat’s innocence a welcome change in a sea of ogling Indian men. But when he stumbles upon a dark secret from her past, Bharat finds himself in the middle of a clash between a modern woman and the Indian patriarchy. What Bharat does next will determine the kind of man he will grow up to be.