Ek Tohfa is based on a short story by author Vikram Karve. It is the story of Shruti and Gautam, a successful, ambitious couple. They both love their only son Aditya immensely. Time however plays a cruel trick on them and a once much-in-love couple is going for the jugular now. Each wants to keep the child. What happens to their fight for custody Is it a victory or a defeat. And for whom.