Akele Hum Akele Tum is a story of a married couple Rohit Kumar(Aamir Khan) & Kiran(Manisha Koirala). Rohit is an aspirant playback singer while Kiranis a classical singer-in-training, but at inside aims to be some thing like Rohit. They meet, relate to each other's sentiments and fall in love. However, after their marriage, Kiran's ambitions take a back seat as she feels suppressed by her household responsibilities and her child's look after. Having had enough, Kiran decides to call the marriage off and also files a case demanding her son Sonu's custody. Rohit, unlike Kiran, faces a real tough time preparing for the case. But as case continues, Kiran realises Rohit's importance for Sonu and vice-versa. In the end, Kiran decides to compensate for all her mistakes and Rohit and she decide to start afresh all over again.