The story is centered around the squabbling Sharma family headed by their eccentric grandpa which has a dubious reputation the inability to retain a cook for more than a few months due to their ill treatment of their servants. One day a young man named Raghu -Rajesh Khanna offers to work as a cook. Raghu lives up to the challenge. He even defuses the internal squabbles and re-unites the family. But Appearances are always decieving.