Pandemic: Facing AIDS
Nagaraj and his wife Bhanumati and decide to risk having a child even though he tests positive for HIV. Though Bhanu cuts off contact with her family when they urge her to leave him, Nagaraj's mother, Kamakshi, renders unflagging support to the struggling couple. Meanwhile, their doctor, Dr. N.B. Kala of Poornima Hospital, notes that, despite the stigma associated with the disease, Nagaraj has been successful in gaining acceptance from others in his village and has proven instrumental in educating the community about the facts of AIDS and advocating measures to stop its spread.