By Bad Seed
By B4D B0YZ 420
By Angel Decoy
Directed, Produced,Edited and Written by Manoj Kumar
After the retirement of his dad, the responsibility is on Bharat to look after his Delhi-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Vijay and Deepak and a sister of marriage age, Champa. Although Bharat himself is a college graduate, the only work he can find is as a low-paid singer, much to the frustration of his girlfriend, Sheetal. Meanwhile, Vijay has turned to crime as a last option to provide for the family, but after an argument with Bharat, he leaves home to join the army.
Sheetal starts working as a secretary for rich businessman Mohan Babu and Mohan becomes attracted to her. She too becomes attracted to Mohan Babu but is more interested in his wealth and luxury. She loves Bharat but cannot contemplate a life in poverty. Bharat finally finds a job as a builder but starts to realize that Sheetal is slowly drifting away from his life. Afterward he loses his job as a builder after the government takes over the building site currently being constructed and his financial problems increase further. When Sheetal's boss, Mohan Babu, proposes marriage, she accepts and soon both are engaged leaving Bharat heartbroken. After losing his love, Bharat also loses his father, devastating him and leaving him unable to deal with his life. Frustrated, Bharat burns his diploma on his father's funeral pyre.
Meanwhile, his sister Champa has found a suitor, but Bharat has no money to pay for the wedding and it cannot go ahead. Still depressed at the state of his life, Bharat soon finds salvation by helping a poor girl, Tulsi, who also lives in poverty but gets by. He also makes friends with Sardar Harnam Singh who comes to his rescue when he attempts to save Tulsi from a gang of hoodlums. He then receives an offer from a corrupt businessman named Nekiram who persuades Bharat to do his illegal activities and he and his family will finally come out of poverty and be wealthy. The plot centers on whether Bharat agree to this, or whether his moral nature stop him from turning to crime to provide for his family.
Manoj Kumar as Bharat
Amitabh Bachchan as Vijay
Zeenat Aman as Sheetal
Moushmi Chatterjee as Tulsi
Dheeraj Kumar as Deepak
Shashi Kapoor as Mohan Babu
Krishan Dhawan as Bharat's father
Kamini Kaushal as Bharat's mother
Prem Nath as Harnam Singh
Madan Puri as Nekiram
Aruna Irani as Poonam