Colours of Life is about a single working mother, Chandrima and her daughter Esha. After Chandrima husband tragic demise, the duo had none but each other. Chandrima being an independent woman raised her daughter all by herself. She never let the absence of a ‘male parent’ affect their bonding.
Esha grows into adulthood, carried away in newfound freedom and distance starts to grow with her mother. Chandrima world is upside down when Esha tried a suicide-attempt discovering Esha is pregnant. The incident made Chandrima realize her professional life has failed to keep track of this change. They had become strangers under the same roof, as Chandrima comes to admit.
Chandrima starts to introspect Esha’s perspective and discovers a side of her daughter she never knew. Chandrima with the strength of her love brings Esha back to a normal life. Esha too, comes to realize that Chandrima was always her closest friend.