“Lajwanti / The Honour Keeper” is a love story set in a village in the Thar desert in Rajasthan, India. A group of women in their daily long walk to collect water recite songs and exchange words that reveal their hidden desires. But one day when a crazy dreamer whose only passion is collecting doves crosses their path, one of them, Lajwanti, starts a journey that will take her out of this closed world. She, who initially seems to be the most radical in her beliefs and for whom the sanctity of marriage is supreme cannot accept the group’s behavior towards her and abandons it. A new journey begins for her when she starts walking the long distance alone.
The silence and determination of the man with the doves becomes a curiosity for her and she decides to find more about him. But when the man does not show much interest in her advances she feels betrayed by her beauty and her dreams change from being driven by fear to dreams of courage. The veil starts disappearing and a new world opens to her. Will she overcome her dreams driven by fear to keep the honor of that man’s dream rather than that of the society?