Mariam is harami, a bastard from her mother Nana's affair with wealthy businessman Jalil. Upon her return, she finds that Nana has hung herself. Jalil's wives marry Mariam off to shoemaker named Rasheed, and he takes her to Kabul.
At first, Mariam is nervous in her marriage to Rasheed. After Rasheed knows the truth that Mariam cant carry a child and this is the start that Rasheed abuse Mariam because of that Mariam consider their marriage as a nighmare.
Now, you know what you've given me in this marriage. Bad food, and nothing else
Mariam and Laila's relationship is forced. Mariam get jealous of Rasheed affections for Laila.