The story of Aarya revolves around Aarya Sareen, who is a caring mother and a loving wife. She is quite naïve however, and is unaware of the illegal business her husband is a part of. Things go bad for their family after Aarya's husband Tej Sareen, a pharma baron, is mysteriously killed. The drug mafia and illegal syndicates seek the death of his entire family. In response Aarya joins the gangs. The show traces her journey in becoming the mafia queen who seeks revenge against those who killed her husband. While doing so, she also takes care of her three kids.
Aarya and Tej's family life turns upside down when her brother, Sangram, and their friend, Jawahar, take a dangerous risk to make a quick buck.
Tragedy strikes home. Adding insult to injury, Aarya has to deal with an unforeseen pressure from the police. In the midst of all this, Aarya begins to suspect someone.
While the family reels in distress, Jawahar warns Aarya about the danger they all are in. When she visits Sangram in the jail, a shock awaits her.
Aarya is threatened by an unknown assailant, which ups her worry about her children's safety, who are dealing with their own problems. But she finds an unlikely ally in Daulat.
Danger strikes Aarya and her family once more, and the relentless Khan searches her house yet again. Fed up, Aarya decides to take the bull by the horns and meets Shekhawat.
As Aarya dives deep into the business, she faces her first challenge. In the meantime, Khan goes after Hina for information, while Jawahar and Daulat get into a scuffle.
The worst has happened and Aarya goes looking for Jawahar. Distressed, she informs Shekhawat about a change in plan, only to find him uncaring. How will she keep her kids safe?
Aarya shares with Veer and Aru the challenges she has been facing, and promises to end all the suffering with a master plan. Will everything fall into place?
Despite losing the case, Khan is adamant to find the truth. As another tragedy strikes and the family is in the depths of despair, Aarya is left with a fresh dilemma.