The movie portrays Vidya Balan as a strong independent woman, who is a busy gynaecologist, at the same time manages to take care of her 12-year old son, who suffers from progress, a rare genetic disorder which a person begins to age prematurely. In the start, it’s shown that Vidya refuses to abort the child when the father leaves her during pregnancy. Vidya is shattered but at the same time keeps holding herself up when it comes to her son. She wants to give him a decent childhood, yet mentally prepares herself with the fact of her son not having much time to survive. At the same time, she wants her son to have a good relationship and hold no grudges with his Dad. In the movie, Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the character of the son, while Abhishek Bachchan portrayed the character of the father. The movie was extremely well received by the audience.