Dor is Avani's story. Avani is the eldest in her family of five, which comprises of her mother, two younger sisters and a younger brother. Her mother Kaveri has been deserted by her father, who is not traceable. Speaking about Avani’s father in the house is taboo.
Avani is the only earning member in the family and the house runs on her meager income from her employment in a construction company. Her younger sister, Abha, is about to finish college and is mature and responsible. There is also Manohar, her younger brother, who is slightly dimwit, unemployed laggard. Lastly there is the youngest sister Aditi, a college student, who is a gullible child at heart and yet to come of age. Avani is running her household and she lives her life to support her family.
The series deals with the trials and tribulations of Avani and her struggles. This is a story of the urge to survive and persevere, of womanly resilience and forgiveness, audacity in adversity and the victory of human spirit.