When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Dr. Sunil Gupta lives a wealthy lifestyle with his wife, Aarti. Although they have been married for several years, they do not have any children. Aarti did get pregnant once, but failed to conceive. Aarti decides to travel to take a break in their Khandala bungalow, which is also in the neighborhood of Aarti's sister Vidya, her son, Raju and her husband's house. Since her bungalow is being decorated by Vinod, whom she remembers as her fellow collegian, both spend considerable time together. When Vinod finds out that Aarti is basically alone most of the time, he proposes to her - but Aarti rejects him, a physical tussle ensues, Aarti grabs a revolver, a shot is fired, Vinod falls down the stairs and dies. Vidya assists Aarti in disposing off his body.
Some friends visit the infamous Garchampa Palace which has a horrifying reputation for blood-sucking entities and spirits that were petrifying the locality.
Trishna was a 1985 Indian TV show on Doordarshan, roughly based on the idea of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. The show was aired on Doordarshan in 1985. It was based on the idea of Pride and Prejudice, involving an Indian middle-class family. All the characters of the novel were maintained in the show, with their traits shown exactly as in the book. As in the novel, the family has five daughters, the second of whom is called Rekha. She is proud, honest and has a stubborn streak in her. She does not think much of those who are pompous. She meets a rich, handsome guy at a party, who has come there with his friend and sisters, and is instantly prejudiced against him due to his pride and arrogance. The elder sister falls in love with the friend, whose sisters do not think much of her family and persuade him to jilt her. The story continues in the same mode as Pride and Prejudice, and in the end, all the girls marry in exactly the same fashion as in the novel.