After he finishes his engineering study, Ahmed meets Layla, a hooker, and tells his father that he will marry her. The father refuses and stands in the way of this marriage claiming he was in a relationship with this girl.
A singer working in a nightclub retires and marries a poor man. Her husband thinks he can't make her happy so he embezzles money from the company where he works and goes to jail forcing her to return to work in the nightclub.
Salma goes to live with her wealthy uncle, Salim Al-Najawi, after her father goes to prison for killing her mother. Salim mistreats Salma because of an old dispute between him and her father. His elder son, Mohsen, welcomes her while his younger brother, Abbas, covets Salma.