Ram and Shyam (both played by Dilip Kumar) are two young men who've never met but share similar looks. While Ram is introspective and quiet, however, Shyam is the life of the party. When a matchmaker arranges a marriage for Ram, the young man flees home. A case of mistaken identity unites the strangers when Ram appears in Shyam's village. The plot thickens as the men purport to be each other, but will they be able to keep up the charade?