Noukadubi is based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel of the same name. Ramesh (Jisshu Sengupta) and his friend’s sister Hemalini (Raima Sen) are in love with each other. On the eve of Hemalini’s birthday party, Ramesh receives a letter from his father asking him to return to the his village at once. Ramesh’s father then forces him to marry the daughter of a hapless widow. Despite Ramesh’s pleas, he is married off to the widow’s daughter, Susheela (Riya Sen). However, while travelling back to Kolkata, their ferry gets drowned in a whirlpool during a storm and Ramesh finds himself and a newly married woman alone on a secluded beach. Ramesh takes her to be his new wife Susheela and sets of for Kolkata. But is Susheela really Ramesh’s wife? If not, then what is Susheela’s real identity?